10-12-2013 13:05 PM | USA

Farmers in a cold sweat over potential damage to crops

As unseasonably cold weather continues to blanket western states, farmers are bracing for potentially painful damage to crops and livestock that could drive up consumer prices.

The true effect won't be known for weeks, but growers such as California's citrus farmers are working through the nights trying to protect $2 billion worth of fruit.
Full Story : Los Angeles Times