$75 Million Loss in Georgia Crops

By: Donnitra Gilbert Email
By: Donnitra Gilbert Email

October 6, 2011 Thomasville

A study done by the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association says the state's losses come from labor shortages.

Here's a breakdown of some of the losses -- blueberries totaled 29 million, bell peppers 15 million and nearly 2 million dollars was lost in squash.

Farmers are looking to use other resources to fill the gap in a labor shortage.

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