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Ron DeSantis Asks USDA for Disaster Declaration to Help Florida Farmers Hit by Freezing...

On Tuesday, Gov, Ron DeSantis requested that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issue a Disaster Declaration for counties impacted by freezing temperatures. In his letter, DeSantis also requested any assistance available under the Farm...

Ron DeSantis Issues Executive Order to Help Florida Farmers After January Freeze

On Wednesday night, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 22-27 (Emergency Management – Freezing Temperatures, Harm to Agriculture). Since Friday, January 28, the Florida Division of Emergency Management has been working closely with each of...

USDA: Florida Orange Production Holding Steady, More Grapefruits Expected

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released its latest forecast of orange production in Florida and found it unchanged from the projection made last month.
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USDA Sees Slight Drop in Projection for Florida Citrus

The all orange production outlook stands at 77 million boxes which is still 71 percent higher than last year’s production which was impacted by hurricanes and citrus greening.