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Friday's Rain Not Enough To Help Farmers

Most farmers and people who grow gardens say Friday's rain was not enough to save their crops.

The owner of a garden in Laurel County says his family grows much of their food instead of buying vegetables. Now he's worried much of his tomatoes, corn, and other plants are too far gone. Another farmer says Mother Nature has not being friendly to his farm and has taken a high percentage of everything.

"Well we had a double licking. First of all the freeze got 100% of the peach crop, 90% apple crop, then after that the drought has gotten the hay, from 50% to two-thirds of the hay crop up," said Albert Robinson.

Farmers say they have a lot of money invested in their crops and they fear most of the money has quite literally dried up.


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