Florida Eyes Crop Damage From Floods

Tropical Storm Fay flooded large parts of Florida's Atlantic coast last week, raising concerns among state officials that it could damage crops as it slowly rolled through the northern half of the state. We do need water we have been in a three-year drought but we don't like that much water at one time, said Kevin Morgan, director of agricultural policy for the Florida Farm Bureau in Tallahassee.

Tropical Storm Fay flooded large parts of Florida's Atlantic coast last week, raising concerns among state officials that it could damage crops as it slowly rolled through the northern half of the state.

“We do need water — we have been in a three-year drought — but we don't like that much water at one time,” said Kevin Morgan, director of agricultural policy for the Florida Farm Bureau in Tallahassee.

Peanuts, corn, cotton and other crops in northern Florida could be damaged

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