In Georgia: Some rebound seen for vegetables

Kelley, William Terry
December 2005
Southeast Farm Press;12/7/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 27, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the profits made by vegetable growers in Georgia in the 2005 spring season. The year 2004 was a bad year in terms of prices and bad weather that brought losses to vegetable producers. This year, the spring season was cool and brought damp conditions. There was 13 inches rainfall in some areas. There was a decline in yields but growers got good prices for their adequate yields. Watermelon growers were happy with as they got record prices for watermelons. Georgia growers have also got continued access to methyl bromide, a fumigant, for the entire 2005 season.


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