Latest Citrus farming News

First forecast of citrus season has growers optimistic

Oct. 10, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The first forecast of the Florida citrus season has growers optimistic. The National Agriculture Statistics Service on Thursday said that Florida is expected to produce an estimated 74 million boxes of oranges in the 2019-2020 season, a 3.4% increase over the previous season. The...

The Latest: President of growers group disappointed by ban

Oct. 9, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California banning a pesticide that has been linked to brain damage in children (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The president of a citrus association that represents about 5,000 growers has expressed disappointment that a widely used pesticide is being banned in California...