oranges

How Florida's orange farmers are fighting back

Dec 31, 2013
As a virulent disease devastates Florida's citrus crops, two farms innovate.
Posted In: oranges, OJ, commodities

Orange is the new caviar?

Dec 12, 2013
A disease called greening is pushing OJ prices up and could keep pushing them up
Posted In: oranges, orange juice, Florida

How a little Asian bug is crushing the U.S. OJ business

Dec 4, 2013
Citrus greening is putting the squeeze on orange juice farmers, producers and futures traders. It's driving up OJ prices and making big changes to the business.
Posted In: Agriculture, Florida, citrus, oranges, crops

The orange economy: Prices shoot up in hurricane season

May 31, 2013
An orange grower in Florida is not exactly celebrating high orange prices.
Posted In: fruit, oranges, Agriculture

Florida town rides housing boom, bust

Aug 28, 2012
Famed for their citrus groves, Dundee residents take stock of the economy and the upcoming elections.
Posted In: Florida, oranges, 2012 election

Citrus disease threatens California fruit trees

Apr 17, 2012
The citrus disease known as “Huanlongbing” has been raging for seven years, killing millions of orange and grapefruit trees across Florida. Now it’s been detected in California.
Posted In: Agriculture, oranges

How Cuties marketed Mandarin oranges from fruit to brand

Apr 2, 2012
Smithsonian.com blogger Sarah Rich talks about how those little, seedless Mandarin oranges became a ubiquitous brand.
Posted In: Food, oranges, fruit, marketing