East County farmers adjusting to area heat waves

“Combating tree sunburn again comes back to water supply and making sure the plants stay hydrated enough to develop a canopy of healthy leaves, which protect the trunks from the sun’s rays.The heat also impacts how and when the crops are tended and harvested. Kelli Nunn of the well-known Nunn farming family said farmers have reported the obvious: being tired and grumpy. In a sign of the times, local farmers can expect more heat waves in the future.”

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