Cold snap may have damaged valley Pixies

Jan. 24, 2013

Hannah Guzik, OVN corrrespondent

As much as 40 percent of Ojai’s Pixie tangerine crop could have been lost in early January’s cold snap, but growers won’t be able to tell the extent of the damage for a few more weeks. The Ojai Pixie Growers Association was hoping to bring in its biggest crop ever this year, but as many as 8 million pounds of tangerines may have been damaged by frost during four consecutive nights of below-freezing

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