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Florida Citrus Mutual hires Matt Joyner

Florida Citrus Mutual has hired Matt Joyner as director of government relations.

USDA lowers Florida orange estimate slightly

The U.S. Department of Agriculture adjusted its estimate for the Florida orange crop to 77 million boxes, down 3% from October.

Lone Star Citrus Growers offers newsletters

Lone Star Citrus Growers, McAllen, Texas, is introducing a bi-monthly newsletter to provide resources to buyers.

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

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.

Florida's Orange Crop Bouncing Back

Orange production in Florida has been dwindling for years thanks to the scourge of the Asian citrus psyllid. Last year, the industry also suffered a blow from Hurricane Irma. But there's a hint of optimism this year.
Aug 13, 2018 by Bloomberg #Oranges, #Hurricane