On Thursday morning at the start of citrus season, Jim Oleson, owner of the Boyett's Grove orange processing plant, and employee Alonzo Rodriguez headed out to pick ripened Fall-Glo tangerines at Jerry Rice's groves in Spring Lake. After selecting the fruit suitable for eating, they will go through a process of washing and waxing for longevity of distribution and shelf life. Oleson says they are getting ready for the Christmas shipping season with more than 30 varieties of citrus.
Florida citrus season is shipping season
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