Florida citrus industry sees a difficult season for growers

Citrus Plantation – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by SchnepfDesign Florida’s citrus industry is expected to have one of the lowest production years in decades as it continues to struggle with devastating disease and issues. In the first forecast for the 2021-2022 growing season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated a nearly 11% drop in orange

The History of the Florida Temple Orange

Image by Photo Mix from Pixabay  In honor of its 100th birthday in Florida, we are celebrating the Temple tangor, also known as the Temple orange. The tangor name comes from the “tang” in tangerine and “or” as in orange. The tangor is a citrus fruit hybrid of the mandarin orange and the sweet orange.