Updated USDA crop estimate reveals slight decrease as the 2018-2019 campaign nears finish line; still reasons for industry to look up.
Orange and grapefruit count from USDA forecasters trimmed back in season’s final stretch.
USDA updated forecast takes a little more off the top from orange crop, cuts deeper into grapefruit production estimate.
Updated USDA crop estimate shows a slight drop in non-Valencia oranges and grapefruit.
Initial crop estimate from USDA predicts a robust return to more fruitful days.
USDA reels back production estimate for oranges and grapefruit as season is drawing to a close.
For the second month in a row, USDA sticks to tempered expectations in citrus production.
All orange forecast at 45 million boxes, 35% off the previous year.
USDA forecasters deduct 1 million boxes for undersized fruit and overabundant drop.
USDA forecasters serve up second consecutive significant drop in expected orange crop output for stormy season.
USDA’s second stab at the season thins orange crop by another 7%; would be lowest output in more than 70 years.
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 USDA estimate yanks healthy chunk out of projected yield for oranges.
For the fourth consecutive month, ground is gained in Valencias.
Updated crop estimate from USDA reveals uptick for third month in a row.
USDA’s updated estimate keeps orange count in check at historically low total.