Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Florida Strawberry Grower Discusses Damage from Hurricane Irma

Reports on damage caused by the wind and rain of Hurricane Irma are still coming in, and they look bad. Vegetable and Specialty Crop News posted a story this week about one strawberry farmer’s impacts on his fields from the ravaging wind, which tore out most of his plastic sheeting, and heavy rains, which eroded the fields on the side of a hill.  You can read all the details at http://vscnews.com/strawberry-grower-discusses-hurricane-irma-damage/.

Source: USDA ARS