Tag: Florida Citrus
Floridians are retrurning to work, according to the Department of Economic Opportunity.

Danny McAuliffeJuly 13, 2018
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The Florida citrus season is ending on a sour note, with growers on track to produce just under 45 million boxes of oranges. The harvest numbers were posted to the United States Department of Agriculture’s website on Thursday, ending what’s come to be a tragic 2017-18 growing season. Before Hurricane Irma’s landfall last September, Florida […]

Danny McAuliffeFebruary 12, 2018
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After contentious weeks at the U.S. Capitol, Congressman Darren Soto has turned his attention toward Tallahassee, where he believes legislators face “big challenges” and should seize the opportunity to unite on major issues facing the state. The Orlando-area Democrat gave his take on the state’s Session on Monday during a press conference with several Hispanic […]

Danny McAuliffeNovember 22, 2017
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One of the state’s messages on the impact of Hurricane Irma was that its path could not have been “more lethal” for Florida agriculture — especially citrus. The damage is still unfolding, as shown by changing USDA citrus forecasts. It’s hard to grasp the full extent of what’s happened to Florida oranges. Ahead of Thanksgiving, […]

Scott PowersSeptember 22, 2016
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A bill intended to give tax breaks to citrus growers needing to replace diseased trees won approval on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives late Wednesday. House Resolution 3957, known as the Emergency Citrus Disease Response Act of 2016, would allow citrus growers to take a full federal tax deduction, in the current tax year, […]


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