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USDA forecasts big Florida citrus increase

Showing a 75% increase from last year’s Hurricane Irma damaged crop, Florida’s 2018-19 citrus production is forecast at 86.9 million boxes by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Oct 14, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Citrus

Wonderful Co. celebrates $1 billion marketing milestone

At the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit, The Wonderful Co. will be celebrating an investment of more than $1 billion in the past decade to market pistachios, pomegranate juice and Halo-brand mandarins.

Citrus Research Board seeks new president

The Visalia, Calif.-based Citrus Research Board is searching for a new president for the organization.
Oct 02, 2018 by Tom Karst #People, #Citrus

Bee Sweet Citrus ready as California season begins

With California’s citrus season starting, Bee Sweet Citrus has a positive outlook with numerous varieties ready for retailers.
Sep 30, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Citrus, #Oranges

New podcast launched for citrus producers 

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Southeast AgNet are partnering to provide the latest news on citrus-related research in a monthly podcast. 
Sep 11, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Citrus

California citrus growers anticipate good 2018-19 season

California citrus suppliers and marketers say they will have ample volumes to market in the fall, even if the numbers fall a bit short of last year.

University of Florida attacking HLB on many fronts

University of Florida researchers, using funds from the state Legislature, are attacking citrus greening disease through a number of projects.