NEWFIELD, NJ — A hot summer can take its toll on crops anywhere. New Jersey has certainly been in that category this year, at least as of mid-August.
Between the heat waves and the heavy storms, it wasn’t the best growing season because of the inconsistencies,” Jamie Graiff of Dan Graiff Farms told The Produce News on a hot Tuesday morning, Aug. 14.
Volume was hurt — we lost a good bit early in the summer,” he added. “Quality was affected because of the high humidity and heat. Weather was the biggest hurdle this year. (Click image to read full article)