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State by state assessment of agricultural damages from Hurricane Matthew

This morning Growing Georgia posted a lengthy story from Growing America on updated state by state assessments of damages to agriculture caused by Hurricane Matthew.  You can read the article here.  In many states, damage was bad but less than expected, while in North and South Carolina the damages from heavy…
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Armyworms reduce hay production in drought-hit areas

As I’ve posted in previous entries, parts of the Southeast have been suffering from a shortage of hay as drought stopped the growth of pasture and forage plants, especially in northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama.  Armyworms have taken advantage of the weakened plants and  have attacked in larger than usual…
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