Georgia economic losses due to 2007 drought
McKissick, John C.
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Drought conditions that have persisted throughout 2007 have caused losses of $787.2 million in production losses. Greatest values of loss are reported for hay and pasture, cotton, peanuts, and corn. Pasture losses are $264.7 million of grass for grazing. Hay losses of $83.8 million are 59% of normal production value. Production value losses for cotton are $160.1 million which is 33% of normal. Losses for the peanut crop are $92.5 million, or 28% of normal production value. Corn losses of $63.1 million are 88% of the normal production value. Drought conditions are estimated to have a total economic output impact $1.3 billion in losses.