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Final 2020-2021 Orange Crop Forecast for Brazil

Dan Citrus, Crop Forecasts

The final 2020-2021 orange crop forecast for the São Paulo and West-Southwest Minas Gerais citrus belt was released today by Fundecitrus and its cooperators. Brazil’s orange ….. Total 2020-2021 orange production included: ….. Read the full report of the Final 2020-2021 Orange Crop Forecast for Brazil on the Citrus Industry website.

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Orange Production to See Global Increase

Dan Citrus, Crop Forecasts

Global orange production for 2020–21 is forecast to rise 3.6 million metric tons from the previous year to 49.4 million metric tons. Favorable weather leading to larger crops in Brazil and Mexico will offset declines in Turkey and the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service. Consequently, consumption, processing fruit, and fresh exports are also …


Corn and Wheat Prices Up Month Over Month

Dan Corn, Crop Forecasts, USDA-NASS, Wheat

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released their February reports, updating numbers from this past year’s crops. And according to a story from Rod Bain, the new reports indicate another increase in the season-ending average price for both corn and wheat.


Florida Citrus Forecast for February Sees Some Changes

Dan Citrus, Crop Forecasts, Florida, Grapefruit, USDA-NASS

The 2020-2021 Florida all-orange forecast released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is 56 million boxes, up 2 million boxes from the January forecast. This represents a 4 percent increase from the January forecast. If realized, it will be 17 percent less than last season’s final production. ORANGESThe forecast change was for non-Valencia production, which now stands at 22 …


Brazil’s Orange Forecast: Less Fruit, More Drop

Dan Citrus, Crop Forecasts

The 2020–21 orange crop forecast for the São Paulo and West-Southwest Minas Gerais citrus belt in Brazil is 269.36 million boxes. The updated forecast was published Dec. 10 by Fundecitrus and its cooperators. The decrease of 17.36 million boxes represents a 6 percent decline in crop size from the September forecast update. ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONSExpected production was significantly hindered by late …


Commissioner Nikki Fried on December USDA Citrus Forecast

Dan Citrus, Crop Forecasts

(FDACS) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released updated projections for citrus production in the 2020-21 season. The December forecast projects a 2 percent decrease in production, with a projected 56 million boxes of Florida Oranges, 4.4 million boxes of Florida Grapefruit, and 1.1 million boxes of specialty citrus. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried offered the following statement: “When Americans think of wellness and …


USDA Crop Report Forecasts Are Within Industry Expectations

Dan Alabama, Corn, Cotton, Crop Forecasts, Field Crops, Florida, Fruits, Georgia, Peanuts, Pecans, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Vegetables

USDA released their October crop forecasts last Friday, and according to a story from Stephanie Ho, the corn and soybean numbers are within industry expectations. Here are key findings for the Southern Region from the October Crop Production report: Alabama: Corn area planted for all purposes is estimated at 340,000 acres, down 30,000 acres from the previous estimate. Production is forecast …

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U.S. Cotton Production Forecast Down 14 Percent

Dan Cotton, Crop Forecasts

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) have released their October crop reports, and Becky Sommer with NASS in Washington D.C. says the U.S. cotton production estimate is down fourteen percent from last year’s crop. All cotton production is forecast at 17.0 million 480-pound bales, down less than 1 percent from the previous forecast, and down 14 percent from 2019. All cotton planted totaled 12.1 million …

Auburn Extension Specialist: Farmers Need to Hit Home Run

Clint Thompson Alabama, Corn, Cotton, Crop Forecasts, Field Crops, Peanuts, Soybeans

By Clint Thompson Max Runge, Extension specialist in agricultural economics and rural sociology at Auburn University, believes Alabama row crop farmers are feeling the pressure of delivering a profitable season. That, more than anything else, will impact what they produce this year. “Ideally, we talk about this all the time, stick to your rotations and look for the long-term. A …