Bumper Crop Year Could Be on the Way

But, this week's heavy rains have been beneficial for watermelon farmers.

Chipley annually hosts the "Washington County Watermelon Festival" in June.

Our recent rain has apparently come just in time for this year's crop.

If rain continues at a steady pace, it should be a bumper crop.

Agriculture experts say the biggest problem for growers is fighting insects and disease.


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