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From Tom Nelson:

Hundreds of years after the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, Florida is now so incredibly hot that cold weather only claimed 30% of the crops

Freeze may have damaged 30% of crops
TAMPA – Thirty percent of Florida’s crops may have been lost in the cold snap, Florida’s agriculture commission says, but for now it appears that the Bay area’s strawberries avoided catastrophe.

Overall, certain crops in Florida were whacked hard by the sub-freezing temperatures, while others lucked out. Still, Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles Bronson said the crop losses probably run into the hundreds of millions of dollars.


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