Rain Damages Local Watermelon Crop

Rain Damages Local Watermelon Crop

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Four or five days of non-stop rain severely damaged Baldwin County's watermelon crop.

Fields are saturated with standing water and mud- water-logging the crop and making it difficult for farmers to harvest.

Much of the crop is unusable and unmarketable.

One farmer told us he lost 150-thousand dollars worth of his watermelon crop because of the recent heavy rains.

And because of limited local supplies, you might have to pay a little more for a watermelon at your local produce stand.

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