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