Source Cold snap causes crop damage
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A cold front moving across California and Arizona has damaged citrus crops and fresh green vegetable crops.
Nevada, the temperature in Ely plummeted to 24 below zero early Monday and wind chills were expected to drop to near 40 below into Tuesday.
A cold snap that has California farmers struggling to protect the $1.5 billion citrus crop.
The price for a carton of lettuce in Yuma two weeks ago was $7 to $8. As of Monday, it cost around $20 per carton.
It seems that the American farmer can’t get a break. First the flooding or droughts now unusually cold weather. Whats next?Source
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