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Low temperatures not extensive enough to damage crops


Last updated 1/24/2013 at Noon

The night and early morning weather from Jan. 11 through Jan. 16 was more suitable for hockey than for produce and flower growing, but the cold periods weren’t extensive enough to cause crop damage.

“It just seems like minor amounts of damage,” said San Diego County Farm Bureau executive director Eric Larson.

Much of the impact involved reversed growth from December’s warmer temperatures. “Some of that got burnt back, but that seems to be about it,” Larson said.

“I’ve talked to a lot of growers this week,” Larson said. “Everybody’s just really pleased the way it’s...

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