FLORIDA CITRUS GROWERS ASSESSING COLD DAMAGE

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Citrus growers in Florida were still assessing the damage last 20week from a cold snap that hit the state."We don't have any hard figures on damage yet," said Shannon Ross, manager of public affairs for Florida Citrus Mutual here. "We do know that we are going to see some statewide damage. Juice yields could be down, as well as box yields."Ross told SN that reliable estimates of

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Citrus growers in Florida were still assessing the damage last 20week from a cold snap that hit the state.

"We don't have any hard figures on damage yet," said Shannon Ross, manager of public affairs for Florida Citrus Mutual here. "We do know that we are going to see some statewide damage. Juice yields could be down, as well as box yields."

Ross told SN that reliable estimates of damage from the freeze would probably not be available until mid-February. The

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