The cold continues…

Sitting here late at nite and it is down right chilly in the house. Farmers in Florida struggling with freezing temps. It could be an expensive Christmas dinner:

Blackened cold-damaged bean plants in a field in Belle Glade, Fla., where temperatures early Tuesday morning were right at or just below freezing.

In Palm Beach County, the nation’s top producer of winter vegetables, the price of a bushel of green beans soared 62% Tuesday to between $24 and $26, compared to $14 to $16 over the weekend, said J.D. Poole, vice president of Pioneer Growers Cooperative in Belle Glade, Fla.

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