DROUGHT HURTING MELONS AND CORN CROPS

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNS) -- Drought conditions fueling the wildfires that have ravaged Florida have also had a major effect on summer crops, especially melons and sweet corn, area experts say.e melons, but they are not as many and not as big as they should be. This will not be a banner year."Growers who have access to wells and unlimited access to water have fared better than those who do not, as the prime

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNS) -- Drought conditions fueling the wildfires that have ravaged Florida have also had a major effect on summer crops, especially melons and sweet corn, area experts say.

e melons, but they are not as many and not as big as they should be. This will not be a banner year."

Growers who have access to wells and unlimited access to water have fared better than those who do not, as the prime growing region enters a multiweek period without rain. Field reports confi

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