For this first time in 70 years, California is No. 1 in U.S. citrus production. Understandably, Florida growers are left with a sour taste. So now what?
Latest USDA estimate shows orange and grapefruit forecast unchanged, but still historically low.
USDA forecasters serve up second consecutive significant drop in expected orange crop output for stormy season.
Company restructuring aims to integrate legacy businesses and reduce input costs significantly.
USDA’s second stab at the season thins orange crop by another 7%; would be lowest output in more than 70 years.
Initial USDA forecast reflects the fruits of what was left behind by monster storm.
Cleaning up damage and small doses of nutrition the fastest path to helping blocks bounce back.
Marked increase in production predicted for the next crop of oranges.
Final USDA tally confirms continuing downward trend of production in the HLB era.
Latest estimate from USDA reveals first increase in several months; grapefruit continues to sour.
Latest estimate from USDA shows no change for oranges; grapefruit count gets squeezed.
Latest USDA estimate yanks healthy chunk out of projected yield for oranges.
Amid up-and-down pattern, USDA puts all-orange production numbers back on target with initial estimate.
Despite slight drop in Valencias, silver linings found.
Production practice offers benefits beyond excluding the psyllid and HLB.
Despite crop protection challenges, all-orange production projection from USDA remains unchanged.
Despite the major storm, updated forecast figures from USDA actually show an increase.