Florida officials continue to assess citrus freeze damage

01/12/2010 02:00:00 AM

It may be several weeks before officials know the extent of damage to Florida's citrus crop caused by sub-freezing temperatures last week.

“The reports we are getting tell us there is frozen fruit as well as twig and leaf damage out there now it may be days or weeks until we figure out whether there is long-term tree damage,” says Mike Sparks, executive vice president and chief executive officer of the Lakeland-based Florida Citrus Mutual.

To read the full article, visit Florida Citrus Mutual.



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