Mark Hudson, USDA/NASS Washing D.C. issued the January Citrus Crop Forecast today. Hudson stated that fruit size was a factor and drop was somewhat a factor in the change in the numbers this month from previous months forecast.
January USDA/NASS Maturity Test Results and Fruit Size chart. (.pdf)
The February Citrus Crop Forecast is scheduled for Tuesday February 10, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time and will be “Live” here on AgNet West.com.