TANGELOS

 


Packer Stories

Florida citrus production numbers improve

02/11/2014

Reversing a trend, the latest forecast Florida citrus production report shows gains in grapefruit and tangerine production, a drop in tangelo harvesting but steady production of oranges.

Florida citrus production continues decline

01/13/2014

The latest forecast shows continuing production declines for nearly all of Florida citrus, with citrus greening cutting production.

Group maps genetics of new greening strain

12/16/2013

A research group, led by a University of Florida bacteriologist, has created a genetic road map of a new strain of citrus greening that could further threaten Florida’s citrus industry.

Urgency in HLB fight

12/12/2013

There’s no more important issue to the U.S. citrus industry than fighting greening disease, also called huanglongbing.

California governor vetoes funding to fight citrus pests

10/08/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have appropriated $5 million annually from the state general fund to fight citrus diseases and the pests that spread them.

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Market Scope - Tangelos — F.o.b.s as of April 14

2014-04-13

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments light — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Unofficial prices 7/10- and 4/5-bushel cartons shippers first grade minneola 56-64s mostly $19.80-22.90, 80s $20.80-22.90, 100s mostly $17.80-19.90, 125s $15.80-16.90, 150s mostly $14.40-15.90; shippers choice 56-80s $15.80-17.90, 100s $14.80-16.90, 125s $14.80-14.90, 150s $11.80-14.90. Supplies in few hands. Most sheds are finished for the season. Prices from industry sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of April 14.

 


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