oranges http://wwno.org en Hurricane Isaac Aftermath Raises Questions About Louisiana Citrus Farming Future http://wwno.org/post/hurricane-isaac-aftermath-raises-questions-about-louisiana-citrus-farming-future <p>When Hurricane Isaac blew through Louisiana, it caused an estimated $100 million worth of losses in agriculture. About 40% of the state’s citrus crop was destroyed, and in Plaquemines Parish, where most of our citrus comes from, nearly half the citrus acres were flooded.</p><p>Farmers in the worst hit areas are cleaning up. Meanwhile, the luckier farmers worry about the next time. All of them told <a href="http://eveabrams.com/">Eve Abrams</a> the future of Louisiana’s commercial citrus industry does not look good.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:54:18 +0000 Eve Abrams 21340 at http://wwno.org