Crop of the Week: Grapefruit
Yuma grapefruit will usually achieve maturity in late October, but a grapefruit holds very well on the tree so fruit can be harvested as needed from late October through May.
Photo by Kurt Nolte
Crop of the Week: Grapefruit.
• Yuma County produced about 250,000 cartons of grapefruit on 150 acres in 2010 valued at more than $155,000. World production of grapefruit is almost 6 million tons; the United States produces over 60 percent of this total.• The grapefruit got its name from the way it grows. Read Crop of the Week: Grapefruit...