farm to table

Agriculture
4:13 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Kentucky Farmers Say They've Had to "Gamble" in Face of High Temperatures

Joe O'Daniel in front of a high tunnel

It’s another warm, early spring day on the farm of Joe O’Daniel, whose 116 acre property sits off of Cemetery Road, heading out of Bowling Green. He says signs of this year’s short winter and early, warm spring are all around him. While it’s not that uncommon to have a few 80 degree days in late winter or early spring, this year’s numerous warm days and have challenged O'Daniel to find ways to unload a larger-than-usual bounty of early spring crops.

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