Final Citrus Forecast Released

Citrus fruit on trees in the campus orange groves. Photo taken 06-22-18.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its final citrus production forecast on Monday. The 2020-2021 Florida orange forecast is 52.8 million boxes, edged out by California’s 54.5 million boxes. Texas oranges remained at 1.05 million boxes.

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The first forecast of the 2021-2022 season will be released at noon Eastern time on Oct. 12, 2021. You will be able to hear that broadcast on

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service