Warm Weather Spells Trouble For Some Crops
It won't be a surprise to hear that this has hardly been a normal winter, especially in parts of New England. And, as it turns out, there are some pretty serious consequences from not having the requisite amount of cold -- particularly where crops and bugs are concerned. Leslie Cox is the farm manager at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. In this report he discusses some of the problems he and other farmers are facing this winter -- and into the spring.