There has been some severe hail damage recently, especially in the Norman area.  What are the options post-hail?  Depends on the amount of damage.  Berries that have had the skin broken will rot.  You may remove damaged berries from clusters.  If the cluster is past saving, then it is a good idea just to drop the clusters.  The vines may also have some significant damage to canes, etc., so dropping the fruit will lessen vine stress.  If harvestable clusters remain, maintain a vigorous fungicide spray regimen to protect them.  However, some clusters are past saving…

Hail Damaged Cluster

Hail Damaged Cluster.

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