Icicles hang off oranges as growers use water to help keep the orchard warm during freezing weather on Thursday in Del Rey. Citrus farmers are no stranger to frost and use irrigation and wind machines to propel warm air through the fields and raise the temperature of the air enveloping the groves.
Icicles hang off oranges as growers use water to help keep the orchard warm during freezing weather on Thursday in Del Rey. Citrus farmers are no stranger to frost and use irrigation and wind machines to propel warm air through the fields and raise the temperature of the air enveloping the groves. The Fresno Bee
Icicles hang off oranges as growers use water to help keep the orchard warm during freezing weather on Thursday in Del Rey. Citrus farmers are no stranger to frost and use irrigation and wind machines to propel warm air through the fields and raise the temperature of the air enveloping the groves. The Fresno Bee

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