This report provides information about Hurrican Inez, which struck on October 4th, 1966, and the damage sustained by Florida crops as a result. The report mainly covers Dade County where the storm primarily made landfall along the county, but damage sustained by crops in Pompano, Northwood, Ft. Myers-Immokalee, and the Everglades are also reported. The crops included in this report are avocados, limes, vegetables, tomatoes, pole beans, cucumber, okra, eggplant, beans, and peppers. Forecasts by growers on crop loss and/or recovery is also included.
|Oct 7, 1966|