Across Florida, there were more than 400,000 acres of citrus-bearing acreage in the 2017-2018 crop year, down by nearly half from more than 777,000 acres in 1998-1999.
From left, Kris Sutton, Brian Faryna and Bill Baker, at Sunsational Farms in Umatilla, Florida, on Monday, August 12, 2019. The former citrus-only grove operation is adding other crops including strawberries, pumpkin, broccoli and cauliflower.
(Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel)
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