Florida citrus preparing for historic downturn

Florida’s citrus industry is expected to suffer a 50 percent drop in production in 2022-23, according to the Florida Department of Citrus. The decline is due to hurricanes Ian and Nicole and recurring deep freezes. Total losses to commercial citrus producers in the state are estimated to be between $387.8 million and $635.5 million. The demand for Florida citrus is expected to remain high, but reduced overall availability could impact the national market consumption. Flor

ida’s citrus industry is predicted to suffer a fifty percent drop in production compared to 2022, according to the Florida Department of Citrus (FDoC) analysis. The

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