Paul Rusnak

Why Lemon Appeal Is Gaining Favor With Florida Growers

HLB tolerance and solid market potential has renewed interest in this cold-susceptible crop.

Reasons You Should Go to the 2018 Florida Citrus Show

A safe haven for hurricane-weary growers and suppliers, annual industry gathering promises to offer up a fresh start.

Scientists on Inside Track to Shut Out Citrus Greening

Research shows the use of screenhouses may help prevent devastating disease from squeezing the life out of grapefruit, among other selections.

Farm to School Program Proving its Wealth in Health

University of Florida study shows sourcing produce locally has a positive impact on the consumption of fruits and vegetables.

100 Years of Citrus Research a Reason to Celebrate

UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center reflects on its past and is ready for big breakthroughs in the future.

Florida Citrus Associations Sharpen Focus on Industry Recovery

Despite a historic storm, growers are rehabbing groves in hopes of setting a better crop next season.

2017 a Standout Year for Florida Agriculture – in More Ways Than One

Several themes rose above the rest as defining for the Sunshine State’s specialty crop sector.

Florida Agriculture Hoping for Federal Disaster Relief

More than $1 billion being sought to address major crop losses due to Hurricane Irma.

The State of Florida Citrus: Battered, But Not Beaten

Annual industry survey shows majority of growers plan to continue to press forward despite a wallop from Hurricane Irma.

Tech Tool Saving Strawberry Growers from Being in the Red

Study shows web-based advisory system helping cut fungicide use without losing yield.

Proposed H-2C Law Has Flaws

As lawmakers continue to debate ag labor reform, farmers must deal with the growing reality of a dwindling workforce and crops going unharvested because of it.

Results in After Citrus Bactericides Put to the Test

Survey assesses impact of novel grove health treatment on yield one year after implementation.

Ways Florida Growers Can Keep Ahead of Pests Post-Irma

Scouting and quick action even more important where fumigation was skipped to catch up after the storm.

In All Kinds of Weather, Florida Citrus Folk Stick Together

Growers, industry stakeholders, and legislators committed to recovery after Hurricane Irma shakedown.

How to Rise Among the Ranks at Your Farm Operation

Developing a few key skills will help you become a more effective member of the management team.

Send out the Swat Team for Pepper Fruit Flies

Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this winged pest.

Florida Growers Encouraged to Take a Closer Look at Cole Crops

UF/IFAS field day agenda set to deliver latest intel on production and promise of cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts.

Is the Water Supply in Florida Headed for Deep Trouble?

The time to act is now to correct an unsustainable path forward.

Lack of Crop Insurance a Risky Business for Vegetable Growers

In light of what Hurricane Irma stirred up, now is a good time to review how well you cover your assets.

All Hands on Deck to Point Florida Citrus in the Right Direction

Enhanced rootstocks, along with better quality cultivars, are buoying the industry until the next big breakthrough.

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