We told you last week that this year’s Georgia peach crop has been negatively affected by the lack of chill hours it received this winter. According to Jack Spruill, director of marketing with the Georgia Department of Agriculture, not only is the crop looking at an estimated 80% loss this year, time of normal harvest has also been affected.
Some people have wondered how the freezing temperatures back in March may have affected the Georgia peach crop. But according to Jack Spruill, director of marketing with the Georgia Department of Agriculture, the crop was affected but not by the freeze.
To many August may symbolize the beginning of the end summer and back to school. Cathy Isom tells us about the month-long celebration for one of the best fruits of the summer, the peach. That story’s ahead on This Land of Ours.
Cathy Isom fills us in on how a sweet summer fruit is becoming a big hit on the grill. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.