Farms dealt blow by crazy weather

by Avery Hall

Bees on the farm
Bees are visiting the vegetable plants on Rudolph Wells’s farm in Clayton now that the rain has revived them from a drought. Farmers experienced gains and losses during September’s rains, depending on what crops they planted. (Photo courtesy of Avery Hall)

From sweet potato pie to broccoli casserole, some of your favorite fall foods started on a farm. Aside from the decline of bees, another threat to the agriculture industry is unpredictable weather.

Recent unstable conditions in North Carolina have affected local crops.

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