Citrus greening


Another tough Florida citrus season ends

Overall citrus numbers were up 11.4 percent from the 2022-2023 season — but 2022-2023 had the lowest production in nearly 100 years.

Florida’s citrus forecast takes a hit

A report estimates that Florida growers will produce 18.8 million 90-pound boxes of oranges and 2 million boxes of grapefruit this season.

Florida’s citrus forecast shows an uptick

Florida’s struggling citrus industry could be showing signs of recovery from the devastations of citrus greening and Hurricane Ian.

Florida boosts its citrus budget

An increase in the forecast for the citrus growing season means a little more juice in the budget for the Department of Citrus.

Florida citrus production could get a rare bump

Florida’s citrus industry is expected to see a rare increase in production after last year’s Hurricane Ian-damaged crop.

Sustainable Living: citrus greening

During today’s (10/25/2021) sustainable living show we talked to Niki Barber, who managed a lab at the University of Florida in the department of Plant Pathology and just completed her graduate degree.  

In Florida harvest most farmworkers will be migrants

In Florida, peak harvest season for many of the state’s most important fruits and vegetables is approaching — during the fall, winter and spring; that means a spike in demand for seasonal farmworkers. Many of...

Update on citrus greening in Florida

Officials in Miami-Dade County are dealing with an infestation of the Asian fruit fly; it has not spread beyond Miami-Dade, but citrus growers through the whole state still face another issue: citrus greening. To find...

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