Citrus Economics 

Citrus Economics


Dr. Ariel Singerman
Assistant Professor/Food and Resource Economics


Archives of past IR summaries
Archives of past SWF summaries
Archives of past CF (Ridge) summaries


Average Packing Charges

Archives of Past Average Packing Charges

Estimated Average Harvesting Charges

Archives of Past Estimated Average Picking Charges

Citrus Custom Rate Charges

Archives of Past Caretaker Summaries

Annual Cultural Maintenance Costs

Archives of Annual Maintenance Costs
for Reset-Replacement Trees

Topping Calculator

Variables affecting the returns from topping include yield loss due to topping, higher picking costs if not topped, cost of topping, yield per acre, and the price of fruit. None of these variables are known at the time a decision about topping is made, but experienced managers may provide reasonable estimates that will provide a basis for improved decisions about topping.