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Local Farmers Impacted by Strong Winds

Kern county growers continue to clean up the mess after strong winds blew into the area over the weekend.

Local growers are used to experiencing wind storms every season, but nothing compares to the strong winds that recently hit Kern County.

“The wind lasted a long time. It came from a direction that it normally doesn’t come from and so that’s a problem for trees. So, we had a lot of damage in form of trees that were blown over, almond trees in particular because of the struck of the almond roots because