20 July 2018 – Cold weather has taken a jumbo bite out of the Peach State’s peach crop for the second year in a row.
A similar hardship appears to have eliminated half of Georgia’s more lucrative blueberry yield.
Last year’s freezes and other ill-timed cool weather destroyed all but about 15 percent of the state’s peach crop.
Georgia peach farmers were hoping for a better harvest this year, but late freezes in March ravaged many orchards, destroying more than half of this years crop.
See entire article by Matt Kempner – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Thanks to Alexander Saint Croix for this link