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Week Of Freezing Temperatures Cost California Citrus Industry $441M

A citrus industry group estimates a week of freezing temperatures in early December cost California’s $2 billion citrus industry about $441 million.

02/03/2014

Icicles created by drip irrigation are illuminated by a cars headlights as they hang from an orange tree January 17, 2007 in Orange Cove, California. California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency as an estimated 70% of California's citrus crops have been damaged by a severe cold snap that is bringing below freezing tempuratures to California's central valley. The cold is expected to continue through January 21. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Citrus Growers X-Raying Fruit To Assess Freeze Damage To Crop

The recent stretch of cold weather days in Northern California could have long-term effects on state’s citrus industry and growers are using a high-tech way of assessing the damage.

12/12/2013

Oranges

Cold Snap Threatens Central Valley Citrus Crops

California citrus growers braced for subfreezing temperatures that threatened to damage crops in the state’s Central Valley citrus belt.

CBS San Francisco–11/26/2010

Mendo. Marijuana Growers' Blunder Lands Them in Cuffs

California wildlife officials say two men are in custody after a group of marijuana growers started to toss bags full of pot into a pickup truck belonging to game wardens they mistook for their suppliers.

09/01/2010