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Early Spring Hastens End of Florida Citrus Season

You can blame global warming or a fluke of nature, but last year’s unusually early spring accelerated the growing season for several varieties of Florida citrus fruit. Florida’s top citrus growers are predicting an early end to the season for Florida … Continue reading

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Old Man Winter puts squeeze on Florida orange growers

Jeff Casale MIAMI—Florida growers have yet to determine how much damage their crops suffered from the cold snap that gripped most of the country the first week of January, but insurance experts say much of the expected losses will be … Continue reading

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Fern growers fear worst from frost

By Eloísa Ruano González and Martin E. Comas, Orlando Sentinel Volusia County fern growers have watered their plants relentlessly the past several nights hoping to prevent frost. Despite their efforts, the damage looks chilling. Central Florida’s fern industry – which … Continue reading

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