tennessee crops

Tennessee Crops Get and Early Start

May 3, 2012
Christian Fischer, Wikimedia Commons

Record March warmth and not too much April rain have the crop year in Tennessee off to a great start. The only obstacles were overnight freezes in April that damaged some grape crops and some early sweet corn. Now the concern is timely rainfall. Rainfall since January 1 in the western part of the state is off about 8 inches.