Tagged citrus crop forecasts

Citrus fruit drop from Hurricane Irma as seen during Biocontrols East 2017 tour
Citrus
November 9, 2017
Forecasters Subtract another Slice from Florida Citrus
USDA’s second stab at the season thins orange crop by another 7%; would be lowest output in more than 70 years. Read More
Citrus
July 12, 2017
Shaky Florida Citrus Season Skids to a Stop
Final USDA tally confirms continuing downward trend of production in the HLB era. Read More
Citrus
May 11, 2017
Late Season Rally in Forecast for Florida Orange Crop
Latest estimate from USDA reveals first increase in several months; grapefruit continues to sour. Read More
Florida citrus grove
Citrus
March 9, 2017
Florida Citrus Crop Besieged By Sinking Feeling
Latest USDA estimate yanks healthy chunk out of projected yield for oranges. Read More
Grower Jonathan Brown of Bethel Farms inspects his citrus grove.
Citrus
June 10, 2016
Florida Orange Crop Estimate Climbs Again
For the fourth consecutive month, ground is gained in Valencias. Read More
young lady goofing around with orange slices for eyes
Citrus
May 10, 2016
Winning Streak Continues For Florida Oranges
Updated crop estimate from USDA reveals uptick for third month in a row. 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
Florida citrus packinghouse
Citrus
April 9, 2015
Latest Florida Orange Crop Outlook Puts Brakes On Downward Roll — For Now
Updated numbers from USDA reveal count continuing to hover just above the 100 million box mark. Read More
Citrus
March 10, 2015
Another Pucker In Florida Orange Crop Prediction
Early, mid-season varieties slip, dropping projected USDA total below 2013-2014 final output. Read More
Citrus
February 10, 2015
Florida Citrus Crop Holding On
Updated USDA forecast shows no change in orange and grapefruit yield. Read More
Florida oranges
Citrus
January 12, 2015
Latest Florida Citrus Forecast Hits Season’s First Snag
Overall orange production reduced by 5 million boxes. Read More
Citrus
December 10, 2014
Florida Citrus Crop Forecast Update: So Far, So Good
USDA estimates hold steady for third month in a row. Read More
Florida citrus grove
Citrus
October 10, 2014
Elevated Expectations For Forthcoming Florida Citrus Crop
USDA’s first forecast comes in markedly higher than pundits’ pre-season predictions. Read More
Citrus
July 14, 2014
Season’s Final Florida Citrus Forecast Falls Flat
An increase of less than 1% puts a cap on rough production period. Read More
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Fruits
November 20, 2017
New Fungicide Registered for Botrytis, P…
Intuity fungicide from Valent U.S.A. is labeled for grapes, strawberries.   Read More
More Vegetables
November 20, 2017
The Most Volatile Vegetable Crops for 20…
Four crops are in the top 10 on two opposing lists: The crops growers are adding in 2018, and the crops being dropped. Read More
Cucurbits
November 20, 2017
Lack of Crop Insurance a Risky Business …
In light of what Hurricane Irma stirred up, now is a good time to review how well you cover your assets. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
November 20, 2017
All Hands on Deck to Point Florida Citru…
Enhanced rootstocks, along with better quality cultivars, are buoying the industry until the next big breakthrough. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 20, 2017
Midwest Apple Improvement Association Br…
The Midwest Apple Improvement Association builds on its ‘EverCrisp’ success with four new varieties, matching consumer preferences with grower-friendly traits. Read More
Fruits
November 19, 2017
More Tools Available for Organic Growers
Pest management, fertility, and certification information all available in one place. Read More
Equipment
November 18, 2017
Tips to Winterize Your Sprayers
Taking the steps to properly prepare your sprayer for the offseason will help to reduce costly problems in the spring, says engineer and spray technology expert. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Alico Overhaul to Cut Citrus Production …
Company restructuring aims to integrate legacy businesses and reduce input costs significantly. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Sustainable Farming Projects in Florida …
St. Johns River Water Management District grants backing to 12 on-farm plans aimed at resource conservation and nutrient reduction. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More