Morning Kiss Organic and DiSilva Fruit Highlight Lucky Citrus for Chinese New Year’s Celebrations

January 22, 2021 Arrowfarms

Taking place this year on February 12, Chinese New Year kicks off a weeklong public holiday in many Asian countries as celebrants ring in 2021, a Year Of The Ox.

Tifton Welcomes Satsuma Fruit Distribution Center

January 4, 2021 Dave Miller, WALB

The Satsuma Co., a citrus packing and shipping plant focusing on crops grown in South Georgia and North Florida, has begun operating its processing and distribution center in Tifton, as reported by Frank Sayles of the Tifton Grapevine.

Louisiana’s Citrus Hub Has Struggled With Hurricanes, Erosion, Aging Farmers; What’s Next?

January 4, 2021 Halle Parker,

Ironically, perhaps, the qualities that once made Plaquemines Parish so attractive for citrus farmers — its southerly latitude and nearness to warm Gulf waters, which made it Louisiana’s most temperate growing area — have increasingly made it more vulnerable to coastal erosion and hurricanes.

USDA Proposes To Expand Importation of Fresh Citrus Fruit from Australia

December 23, 2020 USDA APHIS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) proposes to expand the production areas in Australia authorized to import fresh citrus fruit into the United States and revise the conditions under which citrus from Australia may be imported.

Bee Sweet Citrus Encourages Consumers to Set Sight on Specialty Citrus

December 16, 2020 Bee Sweet Citrus

California’s citrus domestic season is in full-swing and the Bee Sweet Citrus team is encouraging consumers to set their sight on specialty citrus varieties.