The Agriculture Ministry reported a 2007 citrus crop
of 469,000 tons, compared to over 800,000 tons in 2004.
An expected 14% decline in Florida's citrus crop
is driving overall decline for the 2002/03 season.
About 28,000 farm workers in California's San Joaquin Valley face the loss of their homes, cars and livelihood in the wake of December's citrus crop
freeze, according to the National Farm Worker Ministry.
The weevil also poses an aboveground threat to Florida's citrus crop
, valued at $993 million during the 2008-2009 season.
THE DEEP FREEZE THAT WIPED OUT UP TO THREE-QUARTERS OF CALIFORNIA'S CITRUS CROP
IN JANUARY also devastated a significant share of the state's strawberry crop.
As the heart of the state's orange industry, the central San Joaquin Valley is still reeling from a January freeze that frosted a majority of its valuable citrus crop
At the Pear Bureau Northwest's Portland-area headquarters, President Kevin Moffitt said he expects the devastation of California's citrus crop
to bolster the demand for and the price of Oregon pears that are stored for sale throughout the winter and spring.
Across the state, more than 70 percent of the citrus crop
was lost during the frost, ruining most navel and Valencia oranges and damaging lemon trees in the Imperial Valley, said Joel Nelsen, president of the California Citrus Mutual, a trade group.
The Jaguey Grande orchard, just east of Havana, accounts for around 60% of Cuba's citrus crop
and up to 80% percent of all citrus- related exports.
The state-run orchard in Matanzas province, just east of Havana, accounts for more than 50% of the Cuba's citrus crop
, 40% of fresh fruit exports and 70 to 80% of all citrus-related exports;
The first estimates for the 2001/02 citrus crop
, released recently, are more sweet than tart; more oranges, grapefruit, and tangerines should be available for harvesting, but fewer lemons.
Due to the timing of the growing and harvesting seasons, and because the farming costs associated with the leased property were incurred by the lessor prior to lease commencement, Limoneira will not share in the citrus crop
revenue in its fiscal year 2012 ending October 31, 2012.
Now, California is suffering from a drought that may impact next year's citrus crop
The Port of Liverpool's fresh fruit and vegetable facility found trading tough after the failure of the 2008 Spanish citrus crop
forced the then LPT operator, Go Associates, into liquidation 15 months ago, causing the terminal's almost total closure and the loss of 37 jobs.
More than 70 percent of the state's citrus crop
was hanging on the trees during the frost earlier this month, ruining most navel and Valencia oranges, nearly all of the tangerines and damaging lemon trees in the Imperial Valley, said Joel Nelsen, president of the California Citrus Mutual, a trade organization.