The latest Florida citrus tree and citrus acreage statistics were announced today at the annual Citrus Crop Estimates Advisory Committee Meeting held at the Florida’s Natural Growers Grove House in Lake Wales. Florida’s new crop statistics administrator overseeing the citrus statistics area is Candi Erick, and in this report, she offers an overview of some of the key numbers in this report. Also announced at this meeting, the first ever acreage count for abandoned citrus groves in Florida. Stay tuned for that information in reports soon to come. Meanwhile click here for a look at the inventory report, and click here for a look at the abandoned acreage report.