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2014 Florida Orange Crop At a 50 Year Low
« on: August 15, 2014, 04:50:12 PM »
Elizabeth Steger, a closely watched independent forecaster, estimated Florida would produce 89 million boxes of oranges in the year beginning Oct. 1, according to her document. That would be a 15% decrease from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's final 2013-14 estimate of 104.4 million boxes, which was the lowest output in 29 years. If the 2014-15 crop comes in as Ms. Steger has forecast, it would be the lowest production since 1964-65, when Florida's output was just 82.4 million boxes. Each box weighs 90 pounds - Millet

 

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