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California Citrus Growers Fight Off Cold Spell

After the orange harvesting ends for the day and the sun sets, the toughest part of John S. Gless’ day is just beginning: a desperate fight to stave off a cold spell threatening to destroy his citrus crop.


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California Citrus Crop OK Despite Cold Temps

A California citrus trade group says temperatures did not drop low enough overnight to cause any crop damage.


Oranges are sprayed with water to melt the ice frozen over them at the Keith A. Nilmeier Farms in Fresno. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Citrus Crops Avoid Damage Despite Prolonged Cold Snap

With California’s temperatures slowly climbing, citrus growers say they have seen little crop damage after a sixth night of very cold weather.