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Mechanical harvesting could see growth, despite recent declines in Florida

By on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:28 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.

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Projections show increased crops and lower prices this year for citrus

By and on October 12th, 2012 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 11:20 am

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 […]

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