Oranges Stories
Bethel Farms' citrus grove in Arcadia, FL
Citrus
March 9, 2016
Latest Florida Orange Forecast Features Rare Increase
A bump in projected Valencia production breaks long string of sobering reports. Read More
young lady goofing around with orange slices for eyes
Citrus
February 9, 2016
Revised Forecast Yields Small Victory For Florida Oranges
Updated USDA estimate holds serve again; hasn’t dipped since December. Read More
Florida Department of Citrus Amazing logo
Citrus
December 6, 2015
Florida Department Of Citrus Thankful, Hopeful As New Season Sets In
Organization's executive director says cutting-edge technology key to delivering brand message. Read More
UF/IFAS early Valencia orange clones
Oranges
September 23, 2015
‘Valencia-Like’ Oranges Setting New Standards In Quality
Defining cutting-edge sweet selections presenting problem for growers, processors. Read More
bunch of oranges
Citrus
September 15, 2015
California’s Citrus Belt Expects 9% Orange Production Increase
Industry group warns that forecast may drop if fewer acres are taken into account in the drought-plagued state. Read More
OLL-4 juice orange variety
Oranges
July 21, 2015
Commercializing Sweet Oranges A Practice In Persistence
More UF/IFAS-developed varieties coming to fruition thanks to long-term undertaking by growers, stakeholders. Read More
glass of Florida orange juice
Oranges
July 15, 2015
Does Florida Orange Juice Still Matter?
The Sunshine State's signature beverage has lost its market identity. Industry group's goal is to get it back. Read More
squeezing an orange
Citrus
June 10, 2015
Florida Citrus Season Grinding Toward Sour Finish
USDA’s updated estimate keeps orange count in check at historically low total. Read More
Citrus Fruit Drop in Florida grove
Citrus
May 12, 2015
Florida Orange Crop Now Projected To Be Lowest In Nearly 50 Years
Not since the 1965-1966 season have production numbers looked so bleak. Read More
Photo by Frank Giles
Citrus
February 10, 2015
Florida Citrus Crop Holding On
Updated USDA forecast shows no change in orange and grapefruit yield. Read More
Photo courtesy of USDA-ARS
Oranges
January 24, 2015
Scientists Center On Sweet Spot For Processed Oranges
Unique approaches and techniques being employed to sustain and squeeze more out of critical research. Read More
asian citrus psyllid adult
Citrus
January 22, 2015
Asian Citrus Psyllid Marches North In California Citrus Belt
Part of one of the richest agricultural areas in the U.S., Fresno County, has been quarantined. Read More
The Latest
Citrus
June 10, 2016
Florida Orange Crop Estimate Climbs Agai…
For the fourth consecutive month, ground is gained in Valencias. Read More
Citrus
May 10, 2016
Winning Streak Continues For Florida Ora…
Updated crop estimate from USDA reveals uptick for third month in a row. Read More
Citrus
April 12, 2016
Latest USDA Forecast Says Florida Orange…
Momentum carries over big time from last month’s elevated expectation in output. Read More
Citrus
March 9, 2016
Latest Florida Orange Forecast Features …
A bump in projected Valencia production breaks long string of sobering reports. Read More
Citrus
February 9, 2016
Revised Forecast Yields Small Victory Fo…
Updated USDA estimate holds serve again; hasn’t dipped since December. Read More
Citrus
December 6, 2015
Florida Department Of Citrus Thankful, H…
Organization's executive director says cutting-edge technology key to delivering brand message. Read More
Oranges
September 23, 2015
‘Valencia-Like’ Oranges Setting New Stan…
Defining cutting-edge sweet selections presenting problem for growers, processors. Read More
Citrus
September 15, 2015
California’s Citrus Belt Expects 9% Oran…
Industry group warns that forecast may drop if fewer acres are taken into account in the drought-plagued state. Read More
Oranges
July 21, 2015
Commercializing Sweet Oranges A Practice…
More UF/IFAS-developed varieties coming to fruition thanks to long-term undertaking by growers, stakeholders. Read More
Oranges
July 15, 2015
Does Florida Orange Juice Still Matter?
The Sunshine State's signature beverage has lost its market identity. Industry group's goal is to get it back. Read More
Citrus
June 10, 2015
Florida Citrus Season Grinding Toward So…
USDA’s updated estimate keeps orange count in check at historically low total. Read More
Citrus
May 12, 2015
Florida Orange Crop Now Projected To Be …
Not since the 1965-1966 season have production numbers looked so bleak. Read More
Citrus
February 10, 2015
Florida Citrus Crop Holding On
Updated USDA forecast shows no change in orange and grapefruit yield. Read More
Oranges
January 24, 2015
Scientists Center On Sweet Spot For Proc…
Unique approaches and techniques being employed to sustain and squeeze more out of critical research. Read More
Citrus
January 22, 2015
Asian Citrus Psyllid Marches North In Ca…
Part of one of the richest agricultural areas in the U.S., Fresno County, has been quarantined. Read More
Marketing
January 21, 2015
Florida Citrus Commission Probes Federal…
Meeting to be scheduled for March to vet possibilities. Read More
Citrus
January 12, 2015
Latest Florida Citrus Forecast Hits Seas…
Overall orange production reduced by 5 million boxes. Read More
Citrus
October 10, 2014
Elevated Expectations For Forthcoming Fl…
USDA’s first forecast comes in markedly higher than pundits’ pre-season predictions. Read More
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