Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Heat wave has mixed impacts on California crops

The Packer has run a number of stories in the last few weeks on the impacts of the western heat wave on agriculture in California. As you can imagine, the drought and heat have had some negative impacts on citrus and avocados. But garlic production is one of the biggest…
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Georgia blueberries face a 60% loss

The Fruit Growers Newsletter posted a story this week describing blueberry yields across the United States this year. Unfortunately, Georgia took another hit this year from frosts following the warm February we had that encouraged the bushes to bloom early. Unlike last year, when one big frost event wiped out…
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