Florida Agriculture


Florida begins to tally Hurrican Ian’s toll on agriculture

· October 17, 2022

Much of the state is working to recover from Hurricane Ian, but the agricultural industry is just beginning to tally up the full magnitude of the destruction the storm left in its wake. Ian hit the state’s cattle industry, dairy operations, vegetables, bees, and more. Citrus alone, accounts for an almost $7 billion economic impact, and now, the Orange State’s production may be the lowest harvest since 1943 — during WWII.  

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