September 7, 2017

Florida’s crops, especially citrus and sugar cane, could be damaged by Hurricane Irma , a forecast service said Wednesday. “The exact track of the storm will be a major determining factor on the extent of the crop damage,” said Don Keeney, senior agricultural meteorologist for MDA Weather Services. “A storm track right over the center of the Florida peninsula would likely result in significant damage to citrus trees and sugar cane plants.”

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