Freeze Hits Berries, Spares Oranges

The Sunshine State has not been immune to the freezing temperatures that have lingered over much of the United States for the past two weeks, and the prolonged freezes have been causing trouble for Florida's winter strawberry growers. Most growers have been able to save their current crops with a combination of overnight irrigation, frost cloths and constant oversight, but the consecutive

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Sunshine State has not been immune to the freezing temperatures that have lingered over much of the United States for the past two weeks, and the prolonged freezes have been causing trouble for Florida's winter strawberry growers.

Most growers have been able to save their current crops with a combination of overnight irrigation, frost cloths and constant oversight, but the consecutive nightly freezes have been taking their toll, according to several publ

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