Orange Growers Forecast a Record Crop

Orange Crop Estimate 2003By DONNA BALANCIA — A business journalist needs to cover the industries important to the particular region he or she reports on.

In Central Florida, the Citrus Industry as well as the Tourism Industry are staples to survival for many families.

While much of the citrus acreage is being replaced by housing and condo development — still — grapefruits in Indian River and theme parks in Orlando still rule.


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