Crops weather winter temperatures

Haire, Brad
March 2005
Southeast Farm Press;3/2/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p26
Trade Publication
This article outlines the effect of cold temperature on crops in Georgia in January 2005. The freezing temperatures have been reported to make some of Georgia's 8,000 acres of leafy greens a little "blue." Carrots are a tough winter crop and don't mind a little freezing weather. A prolonged freeze can bum the leafy tops. Younger carrots may have more trouble with cold weather. Much like carrots. Georgia's sweet Vidalia onions don't mind cold weather as long as the ground doesn't freeze and rupture young bulbs.


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