Friday, January 16, 2015

Union County Had Longest Growing Season in 40 Years, 1942

January 1942 issue of the Farm Journal and Farmer’s Wife

The longest growing season in 40 years came to Union County, North Carolina, in 1941. Records kept by T.A. Ashcroft show that the last killing frost in spring was March 30, first killing frost in fall was November 9, making a growing season of 223 days.

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