COLTS NECK - Fresh New Jersey produce is feeling the effect of the relentless heat wave.
This year, some of the state's crops like blueberries, strawberries and corn are taking a beating.
Michael McDonald of Delicious Orchards in Colts Neck says it's taking a lot to keep crops alive. Customers should expect to pay more for produce. Growing costs are higher because of the hot weather, and harvests may be limited.
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In the Midwest, farmers had the opposite problem. Abnormally cool, wet weather prevented crops including peas and sweet corn from being planted.
Consumers may not see price increases until late summer.