HURRICANES/ EXTREME WEATHER:
Extreme weather- hurricanes, droughts, floods, etc.- damage and destroy crops. Hurricane Katrina did $2 billion damage to agriculture, not including the devastation to the shrimp and sea crops of the fishermen.
Wilma followed, causing a possible additional $2 billion to Florida's citrus, avocados, vegetables, sugar cane, with more damage expected from diseases spread by the winds. Avocadoes are mostly coming from Central America now.
Orange supplies were briefly disrupted when Florida's trees Read more