Growers expect normal season - The Packer

Growers expect normal season

11/09/2012 11:42:00 AM
Melissa Shipman

Bishop also mentioned that prices are slowly returning to the historical average.

“It won’t be too much longer before we are normal,” he said.



Fruit sizes could be down slightly this year due to the drier weather, but that shouldn’t affect the overall quality of the product.

“There was a lack of rainfall so fruit is a little small, but the quality looks excellent,” Prewitt said.

Bishop agrees.

“Sizing is a little smaller for grapefruits than I’d forecasted for the season, but we’re still very impressed with what we’ve seen here so far,” he said.

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