Locally grown strawberries are seen for sale at a Farmer's Market June 20, 2013, in Washington, DC. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Chilly Weather Brings Delay For Valentine’s Day Strawberries

The cold temperatures across the southeastern United States will play a role with how much you pay for strawberries around Valentine’s Day.


A farm in SW Miami-Dade turns sprinklers on crops in order to prevent damage from the cold weather. (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Farmers Protect Their Crops From Big Chill

The cold air over that descended over South Florida the last two nights has kept farmers in the area busy and residents looking for ways to stay warm.

CBS Miami–01/17/2014

(Source: CBS4)

S. Florida Farmers Preparing For Chill

A chilly weekend about across South Florida is about to get a little colder come Monday morning.



Livestock “On The Moove” From South Florida Ports

There’s a lot more leaving South Florida ports than just cruise ships: exporters say the area’s ports are seeing a large increase in the number of Florida livestock setting sail.


New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.


Prior to becoming the President, Harry Truman worked as a farmer. (credit: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Fla. Tomato Growers: We May Be Out Of Business In Ten Years

Florida’s tomato growers are in danger of going out of business altogether.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

(Source: CBS4)

USDA Grants Disaster Aid To Miami-Dade Farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Miami-Dade County a primary natural disaster area following severe weather that caused an estimated $51 million in crop damage in the county.


(Source: CBS4)

Emergency Order Extended To Allow For Transporting Freeze-Vulnerable Crops

Florida farmers will have more time to continue harvesting and transporting affected crops to facilities before they deteriorate after the order relaxing trucking restrictions was extended.


(Source: CBS4) Cold damages crops in South Florida

Farmers Examine Crops After Arctic Air

Farmers across South Florida are breathing a little easier Tuesday after the arctic air that covered the area for the last two days slowly begins to break.


The cold temperature is a potentially huge trouble for crops in the place that serves as the nation's winter vegetable garden.

Farmers Spray Crops Before Temperature Drop

South Florida farmers will be up very late Monday night or very early Tuesday morning to protect their crops from potentially damaging cold.