Published: Dec 14, 2010 12:10 PM EST
Updated: Dec 14, 2010 9:11 AM EST

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-Farmers are fighting the frost on this chilly Tuesday morning. Mike Greenwell of 31 Produce in Lee County is spending his fourth night and early morning without sleep this season to protect and monitor his crops. This is the earliest farmers have had to deal with record breaking cold weather. If the sun hits frost covered crops it will kill them instantly.  Wednesday could be a degree or two colder so farmers are facing another night of protecting their precious crops.