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Freeze Cost Nearly A Quarter Of Citrus Crop

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:02 PM

Consumers are likely to see at least a slight increase in the price of oranges at the grocery store and can expect a shorter season for California citrus.. Full Story

Coke Plans Major Expansion Of Florida Orange Groves

posted on May 10, 2013 at 1:43 PM

Coca-Cola buys a third of all Florida oranges according to company officials. Full Story

Cold snap continues in Calif., but no crop damage

posted on January 18, 2013 at 5:59 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Southern California residents worked to stay warm and growers in the Central Valley fought to protect citrus crops from overnight lows as a regional cold snap entered another day Monday. Alerts predicting freezing... Full Story

Asian Citrus Psyllid Found In Tulare County, California

posted on November 21, 2012 at 12:54 PM

The insect transports a bacteria that has decimated citrus trees in Florida and other parts of the world, but has yet to touch California's $1.8 billion industry. Full Story

Bug Hunters Fan across LA to Stop Citrus Disease

posted on April 6, 2012 at 10:48 AM

HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) - The ubiquitous backyard citrus tree, symbolic of California's agricultural abundance, is front and center in the battle now under way to save the state's nearly $2 billion citrus... Full Story

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