Low-priced tomatoes coming across the Mexican border are cutting into the profits of Florida's tomato growers - and the banks that lend to them.

Both groups are counting on a new U.S.-Mexican deal that puts a $5.17 floor on the price of a 25-pound box of foreign-grown tomatoes.

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