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Mandarin growers move to save crop from freeze

  A cold snap has mandarin growers in the foothills of Placer County looting closets for sheet and cranking up irrigation systems to protect orchards and the tangy treats han ...

Mandarin farmers scramble to beat freeze

Placer County's mandarin growers had their fingers crossed tightly as they watched the thermometer this week. Temperatures were predicted to dip to the freezing point, threatening ...

Ask the Master Gardeners: Take time to protect pipes against freeze damage

Question: Although climate change is bringing higher worldwide temperatures, I know that we are still experiencing hard freezes here. Is there anything I can do now to prepare my h ...