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Agricultural Issues

Weather continues to wreak havoc around the South

By R. Neal
May 8, 2007 - Wildfires in drought-stricken areas of the South have forced evacuations in Florida and the largest ever wildfire in Georgia, which has consumed more than 100,000 acres, is still burning. Firefighting efforts are being hampered by low humidity and high winds.

Massive crop damage around the South

By R. Neal
April 10, 2007 - Record-low freezing temperatures around the South over this past weekend had a devastating impact on crops that could result in damages in the hundreds of millions of dollars and higher prices for produce in the coming months.