Government agency officially implements 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP) to speed recovery in rural communities impacted by calamity.
Early predictions are anticipating above-average activity for 2018.
Beyond the tangible impact unleashed on Florida groves, Hurricane Irma exposed major flaws in the federal crop insurance program for citrus.
Facing challenges to success in new growth areas, Florida producers are required and ready to adapt again.
Hurricane takes the wind out of a good crop, but many aim to nurse trees back to health as best they can.
Late-night wrangling on Capitol Hill looks to finally pay off for producers still struggling in the wake of hurricane-related casualties.
Annual gathering provides safe harbor for HLB and hurricane-harried industry.
Nearly $17 million will support important research projects aimed at helping growers live with the disease.
Latest USDA estimate shows orange and grapefruit forecast unchanged, but still historically low.
Agriculture couldn’t escape the wrath of Mother Nature during what was a record campaign.
Emergency Citrus Disease Response Act to help farmers replace damaged trees, allowing a 100% deduction in the first year instead of depreciating the cost over 14 years.
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First major hurdle cleared in helping growers get back on their feet following Irma.
USDA forecasters serve up second consecutive significant drop in expected orange crop output for stormy season.
Despite a historic storm, growers are rehabbing groves in hopes of setting a better crop next season.
Several themes rose above the rest as defining for the Sunshine State’s specialty crop sector.
More than $1 billion being sought to address major crop losses due to Hurricane Irma.