March 8, 2019 Florida Department of Citrus
BARTOW, Fla. – Florida Orange production was projected to hold steady with previous estimates while Florida Grapefruit production dipped slightly in the March U.S. Department of Agriculture crop forecast. Both figures remain well above 2017-18 season levels.
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They will be inducted Mar. 8th at FL Southern College during the Citrus Celebration Luncheon. We look forward to congratulating these FL citrus leaders. To learn more visit: http://floridacitrushalloffame.com
Thank you to our Fresh From Florida potato grower for the tour of your packing facility and acreage.
Thanks to everyone who stopped by to see us at the Florida Citrus Show!
Here are the updates to the 2020 Citrus Fruit and Florida Fruit Tree Crop Year:
Lemon: Now available in 8 Counties. Newly added counties include:Collier, Glades, Hardee, Indian River, Polk, St. Lucie.
Lemon Tree: Now available in 8 Counties. Newly added counties include:Collier, Glades, Hardee, Indian River, Polk.
Mandarin/Tangerine: Mandarins and tangerines also include varieties marketed as Satsuma. Insurable satsuma varieties include: Armstrong; Artic Frost; Brown Select; China 9; Early St. Ann; Iveriya; Iwasaki; Kimbrough; LA Early; Miho; Miho Wase; Miyagawa; Miyamoto; Mr. Mac; Okitsu Wase; Orange Frost; Owari; Seto; Silverhill; Sweet Frost; Ueno and Xie Shan.
Oranges: EV-1, EV-2, Valquarius, and Vernia are now insured as late-season oranges (all were mid-season oranges for 2019 crop year).
Florida Fruit Tree: Reduced the coverage wait time on new policies, received after the sales closing date, from 45 days to 30 days.
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