Beleaguered Florida Citrus Continues its Slide

Richard Lyons’ Nursery for some time has been warning consumers of the dangers of citrus greening, the prime cause of the decline in Florida’s signature fruit crop. There is still no known cure for the disease. The first federal citrus … Continue reading

New Concerns Voiced About Florida Citrus Industry

Richard Lyons’ Nursery has been reporting in this space for quite some time that the citrus industry in Florida is under assault. The primary threat is citrus greening, a disease for which a dependable cure has not yet been developed. … Continue reading

Florida Citrus Continues Its Alarming Decline

“It’s essentially in free fall.” That’s what Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam had to say about the state’s citrus industry this week when the USDA reported it had adjusted the orange-harvest forecast for Florida downward for the second straight month. … Continue reading

Another Update to the Sad Story of Citrus

Richard Lyons’ Nursery has tried to keep readers abreast of developments with respect to the health of citrus in Florida. We’re sorry to report that the latest information from the state’s Department of Agriculture, as well as industry sources, is … Continue reading