CITRUS GROWERS NERVOUS ABOUT CANKER, DROUGHT

TAMPA (FNS) -- While Florida citrus growers celebrate their near-record harvest of oranges this year, they are keeping a wary eye on a couple of conditions that could impact next season.One looming factor is the severe drought that has hit much of the Sunshine State. While hope rises with each rare passing shower that much-needed rain will arrive, most forecasters expect no significant short-term

TAMPA (FNS) -- While Florida citrus growers celebrate their near-record harvest of oranges this year, they are keeping a wary eye on a couple of conditions that could impact next season.

One looming factor is the severe drought that has hit much of the Sunshine State. While hope rises with each rare passing shower that much-needed rain will arrive, most forecasters expect no significant short-term relief. That could impact the later orange crop, mainly Valencia, just now producing blo

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