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Drought Impact Reporter

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Smaller produce, hard work growing crops amid drought on New York’s Long Island
9/22/2022 2:18:49 PM


CATEGORIES:

Agriculture
Society & Public Health
Tourism & Recreation
Water Supply & Quality

AFFECTED AREAS:

Nassau County, NY
Suffolk County, NY


Start Date: 9/21/2022
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Drought on Long Island has made produce smaller and required farmers to work harder, moving irrigation equipment to keep the crops alive. The fuel for irrigation is a large expense and cuts into profit. The corn maze is shorter than usual, and the pumpkins smaller, too.
News 12 The Bronx (New York), Sept 21, 2022

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