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Freeze Effect: Alabama’s Late Peach Crop Impacted by Cold Temperatures

Impacts from our two April freezes are continuing to come in. Peach producers have been surprised to see some of the biggest impacts have been on late-blooming peaches, rather than the early varieties which were farther along. Losses could amount to 30 to 40% of a full crop. But it is still better than the complete loss of 2017, so growers are cautiously optimistic. You can read more in Vegetable and Specialty Crop News at

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