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After Worst Harvest in 8 Decades, Florida Citrus Industry Is Losing Its Iconic Status

| May 14, 2018

Florida’s overall citrus production for the current season to 49.65 million boxes, the lowest cumulative mark since the 1937-38 season, when 40.87 million boxes were filled.

Cattle, Citrus, Nurseries: Florida Agriculture Faces $2.5 Billion Hit From Hurricane Irma

| October 5, 2017

Citrus growers, already struggling, see losses to crops and trees approaching $761 million, followed by the nursery industry at almost $624 million.

End of Citrus as We Squeezed It: Florida Harvest Is Lowest in Decades

| July 13, 2017

Florida’s struggling citrus industry shows the orange crop falling 16 percent from the previous season — which, itself, had been at a five-decades low.

Signature Crop Loses Its Juice as Florida’s Orange Production Falls to New Low

| July 10, 2015

Florida orange production for the 2014-15 season fell to 96.7 million boxes, a drop of 4 percent from last year, and a vastly worse total than projected last October.

Can This Guy Help Save Florida Oranges? State Unveils $1 Million Captain Citrus

| September 17, 2014

The muscled-up Captain Citrus, intended to help boost Florida citrus sales while fighting evil, has undergone a $1 million head-to-toe makeover with the help of comic-book giant Marvel Entertainment. He was unveiled Tuesday by the Department of Citrus at a comic-book store in Tampa.

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