basil blight and learn about the proper precautions if it's found in your own garden:
The warm weather - thank you, global warming - is also being viewed as a blessing for farmers, who seem to be harvesting crops earlier than ever. At Maple Bank Farm in Roxbury, Howie and Cathy Bronson are already harvest corn and potatoes, according to an article in the Republican American. The report also suggests some crops are three weeks ahead of schedule, keeping farmers very busy. Even more reason to go to your local farmers' market - more variety, earlier!