Farmers in eastern Georgia say heavy rain this summer has translated to higher prices at fruit and vegetable stands. Mattie Judge, who sells produce at the Augusta State Farmer's Market, said finding okra, butter beans, squash and string beans to stock her stand with has been difficult.
A Georgia farmer took part in a Washington roundtable Monday with Pres. Obama about the immigration overhaul under consideration. Blueberry grower Jason Berry represented the views of farmers from Georgia’s largest fruit sector. He's with Dole Berry Co. in Homerville, in southeast Georgia. He was part of a group of business leaders meeting with Obama.