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By Dana Edwards on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 5:01 pm
Farmers could lose up to 20 percent of their citrus crop due to overproduction.
By Larissa Scott on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 5:33 pm
A drop in Florida citrus crops could potentially increase prices for consumers. UF, the USDA and citrus growers have been investing time and money to come up with “aggressive” research methods to fight Greening and citrus canker.
By Leanna Scachetti on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 9:25 am
The use of mechanical harvesting for citrus in Florida declined by about 74 percent in recent seasons, but University of Florida Prof. Bob Ebel said this type of harvesting will grow in the future.
By Ben Bornstein and Chris Alcantara on October 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:34 pm
New citrus production projections released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday are predicting price decreases this growing season. The department’s projections estimate that Florida citrus growers will produce 154 million boxes of oranges, 20.3 million boxes of grapefruit, 4.4 [...]