Georgia, the Peach State, is out of peaches. Here’s why, and how locals are coping


Georgia is having its worst peach crop in nearly 70 years. CBS' Mark Strassmann reports farmers worry climate change could make it harder to grow peaches in the Peach State.
The Peach State lost more than 90% of this year’s crop after a February heat wave followed by two late-spring frosts. The triple-whammy destroyed peach varieties specifically bred to survive different…

This story from was posted on 2023-07-16 by @polaris.


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