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County battles big chill

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on April 9, 2007 1:46 PM

strawberries and ice

News-Argus/Bobby Williams

Ice covers a field of strawberries on U.S. 117 South Sunday morning in the Mar-Mac area. The sprinklers were used to form a coat of ice over the plants to protect them from the tempertures that dipped into the mid-20s before sunrise. These berries belong to Roy Cottle of Faison.

For more information see County farmers put strawberries on ice.