Things are not so sweet for Florida’s orange growers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture have downgraded the state’s orange crop forecast for this season.
Even in the wake of the citrus greening epidemic, Federal agriculture officials are predicting an increase in Florida oranges for the upcoming growing season.
Captain Citrus might be the new hero mascot of Florida oranges, but it’s a group of university researchers devising a plan to save the groves from a deadly disease.
Marvel Comics transformed the original fat-headed, green cape-wearing Captain Orange into a buff hero who can fight evil with the likes of Captain America.
Florida may not be able to own up to its popular nickname the ‘Orange State’ anymore.
Florida’s Orange crop this year is looking to be the lowest harvest in 24 years.
A disease known around the world, but only recently prevalent on Florida citrus trees in the United States has now shown up in a second state.
Consumers may be looking at an increase in the price of orange juice after the Food and Drug Administration said it would stop all shipments of foreign orange juice at the border, and turn back any who test positive for the fungicide Carbendazim.
Governor Charlie Crist has declared a state of emergency to relax restrictions on getting harvested crops moved to processing centers before the cold kills them.