Latest Citrus Stories

2008-08-14 00:00:23

By Robert H. Schuler Q: I live in Pomona and have a 10-year-old navel orange tree that produces fruit that is inconsistent in sweetness. The fruit is good every year, but some years (three years ago, for example) the fruit was outstanding in sweetness.

2008-06-16 15:00:44

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lime Energy Co. , will hold a conference call today, Monday June 16th at 4PM ET to discuss the Applied Energy Management, Inc. (AEM) acquisition announced last week.

2008-03-03 11:00:00

One of the most comprehensive investigations done to date on aromatherapy failed to show any improvement in either immune status, wound healing or pain control among people exposed to two often-touted scents.

2008-01-03 08:50:00

Florida's citrus growers reported only minor damage early Thursday from a blast of cold air, even as snow flurries fell in at least one part of the Sunshine State.

2006-11-28 12:00:48

By Susan Salisbury, The Palm Beach Post, Fla. Nov. 27--LABELLE, Fla. -- If George Anderson's vision comes to fruition, Florida will one day become the nation's macadamia capital, with the tasty, creamy nut surpassing citrus as its signature crop.

2006-07-12 15:16:27

For the second straight season, late-maturing oranges in hurricane-hit areas will leave Florida with one of its worst citrus crops in more than a decade, federal agriculture officials said Wednesday.

2006-05-17 07:10:00

Citrus industry executive Ben King's home in Florida was just 20 miles from where three consecutive hurricanes crisscrossed the southern U.S. state in a six-week span in 2004.

2005-10-19 08:06:37

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - Wilma, the record-tying 21st storm of a harsh Atlantic hurricane season, may devastate prime citrus and sugar crops in Florida, officials warned on Wednesday.

2005-10-09 19:19:21

To the untrained eye, the thousands of trees and plants at the Fruit and Spice Park look simply like lush greenery. But don't be fooled.

2005-08-17 13:33:12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a preliminary decision, the U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday ordered anti-dumping duties ranging from 24.62 to 60.29 percent on imports of orange juice from Brazil.

Word of the Day
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)