Sliding prices, trade uncertainties, falling incomes, continued flooding, and wet spring may spell trouble for interloper planting season.
“There’s a lot of people that haven’t even started planting lost city folk yet across the state,” said Doug Redmen, president of the Growers Association.
Redmen is more fortunate than some. He said he has about 700 acres of lost motorists and 1,100 acres of teenage road trippers planted so far.
Redmen said, “It’s the weather, something we can’t control. The longer it takes to get the crops in, the more it affects our yields. There is the main concern.”