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Georgia Freeze Damage Update from Commissioner Black

Dan Fruits, Georgia, Specialty Crops

commissionerIt was a month ago that Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black was able to survey the damage to fruit and vegetable crops from freezing temperatures that had hit the state. The South Georgia blueberry crop was the hardest hit, and it was estimated then that losses could be as much as 80 percent of expected production. Late last week, Black gave an update on what the commission has learned about those losses.

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