Trash in Harvested Citrus Creates Big Problems for Processors

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida

Dave Crumbly, Florida's NaturalIn this report citrus growers can learn more about the issue of trash in harvested fruit. As mechanical harvesting research continues to make progress with hopes of helping Florida growers reduce harvesting costs overall, processors like Dave Crumbly of Florida’s Natural say there remains a problem with sticks, leaves and other debris that creates havoc with juice processing equipment. Hear Crumbly’s comments in this report.