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Marvel Comics Creates New Captain Citrus

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.

09/16/2014

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Invasive Insect Threatens Iconic Florida Citrus

Florida may not be able to own up to its popular nickname the ‘Orange State’ anymore.

08/24/2014

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida’s Orange Production Declining

Florida’s Orange crop this year is looking to be the lowest harvest in 24 years.

04/09/2014

Workers destroy citrus fruit considered contaminated by the citrus canker virus October 10, 2000 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Robert King/ Newsmakers)

Canker Puts The Squeeze on LA Citrus Growers

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.

07/05/2013

(Source: CBS4) Consumers worrioed about possible fungicide in their orange juice can check to see the juice is produced only from US Produced oranges

Foreign OJ Ban Could Limit Sunshine State Production, Raise Prices

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.

CBS4–01/11/2012

Celestino Galindo Dominguez, 34, of Veracruz, Mexico, works at a citrus farm owned by Sorrells Brothers Inc. in the Central Florida town of Arcadia, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Farmers Prep For Crop Damaging Cold Temps

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.

CBS4–12/13/2010

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