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Where do oranges come from? A first-hand experience in a Florida orange and grapefruit grove

By: | Comments Off on Where do oranges come from? A first-hand experience in a Florida orange and grapefruit grove | On: November 27, 2013 | Category: Grove Update

Welcome to the new Grove Update, a weekly blog and monthly e-newsletter to keep you connected with the finest Indian River oranges and grapefruit in the country. We’re here to keep you up-to-date on the health, status and deliciousness of Hale’s premium citrus products all year long. Our first issue... more

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How Many Oranges or Grapefruit Are in a Bushel?

By: | Comments Off on How Many Oranges or Grapefruit Are in a Bushel? | On: November 30, 2012 | Category: Grove Update

A bushel is a standard unit of measurement for most produce. However, many of us non-farmers are stumped when presented with the option of ordering by the 1/4, 1/2 or full bushel. So here is a quick guide to help when you’re confronted with bushels on your next purchase. Keep... more

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Warning: Grapefruit Splash Effect

By: | Comments Off on Warning: Grapefruit Splash Effect | On: June 21, 2012 | Category: Fruit Facts, Grove Update

Ruby Red Grapefruit season ends this week! Get them while you can. They are worth it! Our winter was short and spring has quickly turned to summer as temperatures reach 90+ degrees this week in our area. That means we have to pick our premium Ruby Red Grapefruit a few... more

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Grove Update – June 2013 – Summer rains help oranges grow

By: | Comments Off on Grove Update – June 2013 – Summer rains help oranges grow | On: February 14, 2012 | Category: Grove Update

About our Grove Update: Each month we visit the same navel orange tree to monitor the health and progress of our premium citrus all season long. About our Grove Update tree Scott, our Procurement Manager and life-long citrus expert, chose a 31-year-old navel orange tree west of Vero Beach to... more

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