Miami-Dade officials have asked the U.S.D.A. to issue a disaster declaration to cover the loss of more than $50 million in local agriculture.
South Florida farmers will be up very late Monday night or very early Tuesday morning to protect their crops from potentially damaging cold.
It was another long night for South Florida farmers and crews as they kept a wary eye on the thermometer as temperatures once again dipped into the low 30s.
Farmers in Miami-Dade County’s agricultural industry are expecting another sleepless night as temperatures across South Florida plunge to near record lows and threaten tender crops.
It’s another really chilly day across South Florida. After temperatures dipped into the mid-30s early in morning they heated up quite nicely by early afternoon.