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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Southern Farmers Worry About Damage From Cold

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Satsumas are seedless mandarin oranges native to Japan. (Wikimedia Commons)

Citrus groves in Florida escaped most of the threat from the polar vortex, but farmers further north are worried.

Art Sessions, owner of Sessions Farm in Grand Bay, Alabama, has been icing his Satsuma trees in order to try to save them from the cold.

He joins Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti.

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  • Art Sessions, owner of sessions farms in Grand Bay, Alabama.

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