Georgia economic losses due to 2008 drought as reported in FSA Loss Assessment Report Summary
Kane, Sharon P.
McKissick, John C.
Wolfe, Kent L.
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Drought conditions that have persisted throughout the 2008 production period have affected Georgia agriculture. Greatest losses were to hay and pasture fields that have diminished grass for grazing and hay cutting. The Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development (CAED) at The University of Georgia estimates total agricultural production value losses are $256.1 million, based on the Farm Service Agency (FSA) Loss Assessment Report Summary for August 28, 2008 through November 24, 2008.∗ Losses reported do not include 8 counties that indicated no loss from drought.