Georgia may be known as the Peach State, but blueberries are one of the state’s premier cash crops and a cornerstone of its agriculture industry. Over the past two years though, warm winters followed by flash freezes have severely damaged the crop yield, putting farmers in a bind and spurring action by worried lawmakers.
U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA-01) was proud to announce this week that as part of the Disaster Supplemental Appropriations Act approved by Congress, funds have been specifically approved for Georgia blueberry farmers who have been impacted by recent natural disasters.
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