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“Orange is the new peach”

“Orange is the new peach”
By Pam Knox
 
Here is a really interesting story about how citrus was brought back to Georgia as temperatures have increased over time. The crop was brought back by producers one by one, but is now growing rapidly as the climate becomes more suitable for citrus trees due to the rising temperatures. Citrus produced in Georgia can be sold as local produce, which gives them a market advantage in selling to consumers and schools. Citrus in Georgia are also somewhat protected (at least so far) from the citrus greening which has seriously affected Florida citrus groves. You can read the store at The Bitter Southerner at https://bittersoutherner.com/feature/2021/orange-is-the-new-peach.
Source : uga.edu