RE: Southron heat wave was RE: [gardeners] Dante in Georgia

Catharine Vinson (
Mon, 29 Jun 1998 17:33:40 +0000

Myra wrote:

> The poor farmers around here have had a bad time of it this year.  The 
> peach crop has suffered terribly because of our late freeze.  Local produce 
> has looked crummy this year.

Early and mid-season peach crop is down 60% in GA due to freeze...then 
hail in May. Got some peaches yesterday....they were good (very sweet due 
to lack of rain concentrating flavor), on the small side as far as size. 

Farmers are sweating out late season crop. Hope we get some rain!