We may be in the grips of another heat wave around here, but recent heavy rains in the region have proven to be troublesome to several South Jersey farmers.
An early spring means some plants flower earlier than they’re supposed to – and then get wiped out by a following frost. This can cause a widespread shortage of some of our favorite fruits. Some things are worth the wait.
These warm, sunny days in March can be good and bad news for area farmers.
The cost of food is way up this year and if the trend continues we could see the biggest annual increase in three decades.
Located in York County and pre-dating the Constitution, the Landreth Seed Company is danger of going out of business.
The heat and lack of rain are both playing a role in the struggles of this region’s farmers.
by KYW’s Lynne Adkins Area farmers are scrambling to keep their crops from burning up during this hot, dry summer.