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CitrusClimate Change Consensus Extends Beyond Climate Scientists, Purdue Study Indicates
September 28, 2015
Researcher says the study is the first to highlight agreement on human-caused climate change is reaching the broader scientific community. Read More
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CitrusFlorida Man Accused Of Snatching More Than 4 Million Pounds Of Citrus
September 25, 2015
Winter Haven-based produce broker facing multiple charges, including scheme to defraud, grand theft, and dealing citrus without a license. Read More
NutsHigh Number Of Pistachio Blanks Attributed To Drought, Warm Winter
September 23, 2015
Some California pistachio growers are seeing as much as 70% blanks (shells with no nuts inside) on their trees this Read More
Crop ProtectionBeneficial Insect Causes Problems On Tomatoes
September 23, 2015
The tomato bug may control whitefly populations in greenhouses but it is wreaking havoc in tomato fields in South Texas. Read More
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Apples & PearsApples, Lettuce Among Top Organic Crops Produced
September 22, 2015
Survey says sales, production increasing. Read More
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Insect & Disease UpdateNanotechnology Could Play Large Role In Asian Citrus Psyllid Control
September 22, 2015
Scientists find efficient way to effectively kill HLB’s vector via insecticide-infused microscopic molecules. Read More
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Farm ManagementBest College Farms Battle It Out In National Ranking
September 21, 2015
Scores based on hands-on experiences, student involvement, degree plan options, and more. Read More
CitrusDrought Costing California $1.84 Billion This Year
September 16, 2015
California agriculture will lose $1.84 billion and 10,100 jobs in 2015 because of the drought, according to the University of Read More
Oriental Fruit fly
CitrusFlorida Declares Agricultural Emergency Over Invasive Pest
September 15, 2015
Oriental fruit fly in Miami-Dade County sparks quarantine and chemical treatments. Read More
NOAA Temperature Outlook For Winter 2015-2016
CitrusForecast: El Niño Likely To Stay Through Spring
September 11, 2015
Climate pattern-fueled extremes could have big impact in certain parts of the U.S. Read More
CitrusEPA’s Neonicotinoid Approval Rejected By District Court
September 11, 2015
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday rejected the EPA’s approval of the insecticide sulfoxaflor (Closer, DowAgroSciences). The Court, which Read More
Food SafetyUpdate: Two Deaths Reported In Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Cucumbers
September 8, 2015
Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce recalls Limited Edition brand cucumbers because of possible health risk. Read More
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Amanda Gevens
GenNext GrowersGenNext Researchers: Amanda Gevens
October 4, 2015
As the next generation of growers become leaders and decision makers in their own operations, they won’t have to make Read More
Apples & PearsEnvironmental Stress And Tree Growth Presented At WSU F…
October 4, 2015
Washington State University (WSU) Fruit School will be held Nov. 17-18 at the Confluence and Technology Center in Wenatchee, WA. Read More
Matt Grieshop
GenNext GrowersGenNext Resarchers: Matthew J. Grieshop
October 4, 2015
As the next generation of growers become leaders and decision makers in their own operations, they won’t have to make Read More
FruitsPrecise Water Usage Boosts Nutrient Uptake
October 4, 2015
Optimize the flow of fertilizers to your crops through proper soil moisture management. Read More
IrrigationAlmond Grower Slashes Water Usage
October 4, 2015
Western growers have instituted cutting edge irrigation techniques to decrease water usage and improve their bottom lines. Read More
Jaume Lordan Sanahuja
GenNext GrowersGenNext Researchers: Jaume Lordan Sanahuja
October 3, 2015
As the next generation of growers become leaders and decision makers in their own operations, they won’t have to make Read More
James Olmstead
GenNext GrowersGenNext Researchers: James Olmstead
October 3, 2015
As the next generation of growers become leaders and decision makers in their own operations, they won’t have to make Read More
Crop ProtectionDefend Your Roots From Rodents
October 3, 2015
Just past harvest, but prior to the first snowfall in the northern climes, is a good time to protect your orchards and vineyards from gnawing pests. Read More
FruitsTessenderlo Kerley Inc. Acquires Herbicide Business Ass…
October 2, 2015
Global Hexazinone trademarks include Velpar®, Pronone® and Advance®. Read More
A guava fruit sliced in half
FruitsStudy Shows Guava Could Prove Fruitful For Some Florida…
October 2, 2015
Acreage expanding for the niche crop with potent profit potential. Read More
Stone FruitWin/Win For Growers and Pickers: New Weighing System Re…
October 2, 2015
FairWeigh unit is designed to pay pickers for exactly what they pick. Read More
Apple Grower of the Year2015 Apple Crop Forecast: Sunny
October 2, 2015
Crop is down from last year's record; new varieties drive consumption. Read More
CitrusEPA Registers New Biochemical Miticide To Combat Varroa…
October 1, 2015
Potassium Salts of Hops Beta Acids (K-HBAs), is intended to fit into a rotation program to battle resistance. Read More
CitrusFarmers In 37 States Subject To Additional Federal Regu…
October 1, 2015
As of Aug. 28, farmers, ranchers, and growers in 37 states are now subject to additional EPA enforcement under the Read More
Leafy Vegetables9 Leafy Greens Varieties You Need To Know
October 1, 2015
Check out some of the latest leafy greens varieties you need to know including lettuce, cilantro, mustard, and collards. Read More
A plate of Florida pomegranates
Florida Ag ExpoAlternative Crops On The Menu At 10th Annual Florida Ag…
October 1, 2015
More growers are considering pomegranates, blackberries, and even hops. Read More
Dedication stone for Orie Lee at Citrus Research and Education Center
Citrus Achievement AwardColleagues Laud Orie Lee’s Countless Contribution…
October 1, 2015
The influence and impact of this year's Citrus Achievement Award winner hard to measure. Read More
stressed out female who has hit her breaking point
GenNext GrowersHow To Keep Your Cool When Under Fire On The Farm
October 1, 2015
Whether it be a foodborne illness or a serious worker accident, sometime in your career you’re probably going to face a crisis, and you’d better be ready. Read More