Statement by Commissioner Nikki Fried on June Citrus Forecast

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its June forecast for Florida citrus in the final forecast for the 2021-22 season, which predicts a slight increase over the May forecast in Florida’s overall orange production while overall grapefruit production slightly decreased. In response to the updated forecast, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried released the following statement.