Insect & Disease Update Stories

CitrusAsian Citrus Psyllid Moves Into Northern California
October 15, 2014
First detections made of damaging insect in Santa Clara and San Joaquin counties. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdatePositive Attitudes Promote Citrus Planting
September 23, 2014
Improving management methods gives growers confidence in the future. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateMore Coastal Land In California Quarantined For Asian Citrus Psyllid
September 12, 2014
Additional Asian citrus psyllid adults and nymphs found on state’s central coast. Read More
Crop ProtectionGetting To The Root Of Good Soil Health Requires Some Digging
August 21, 2014
Dave Gilliam of Horticultural Alliance says more citrus growers are paying attention to what's happening below the ground in their groves. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateMountains Of Data Being Used To Combat Citrus Greening
August 20, 2014
As HLB research evolves, new methods need to be developed to effectively utilize information. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateIs There Light At The End Of The Tunnel For Florida Citrus?
August 14, 2014
Time is of the essence in the race to beat greening. Read More
CitrusFlorida Citrus Grower Keeps His Cool In The Heat Of HLB
August 13, 2014
Rex Clonts is seeking to create a systematic approach to treat entire groves with thermotherapy. Read More

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CitrusAsian Citrus Psyllid Moves Into Northern California
October 15, 2014
First detections made of damaging insect in Santa Clara and San Joaquin counties. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateUF Names Interim Director For Citrus Research And Educa…
September 30, 2014
Michael Rogers has been a central figure in Florida’s battle to survive greening. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdatePositive Attitudes Promote Citrus Planting
September 23, 2014
Improving management methods gives growers confidence in the future. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateAdditional Aid Coming For Florida Citrus Growers Gouged…
September 17, 2014
Through USDA’s Tree Assistance Program, eligible growers can cash in on cost share for diseased tree removal and replanting. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateMore Coastal Land In California Quarantined For Asian C…
September 12, 2014
Additional Asian citrus psyllid adults and nymphs found on state’s central coast. Read More
Crop ProtectionGetting To The Root Of Good Soil Health Requires Some D…
August 21, 2014
Dave Gilliam of Horticultural Alliance says more citrus growers are paying attention to what's happening below the ground in their groves. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateMountains Of Data Being Used To Combat Citrus Greening
August 20, 2014
As HLB research evolves, new methods need to be developed to effectively utilize information. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateIs There Light At The End Of The Tunnel For Florida Cit…
August 14, 2014
Time is of the essence in the race to beat greening. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateCoca-Cola Shares Additional $1.5 Million To Fight Citru…
August 14, 2014
Grant to help UF/IFAS researchers work toward a solution for devastating disease. Read More
CitrusFlorida Citrus Grower Keeps His Cool In The Heat Of HLB
August 13, 2014
Rex Clonts is seeking to create a systematic approach to treat entire groves with thermotherapy. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateBaythroid XL Receives Special Florida Label For Asian C…
July 30, 2014
EPA approval will add another option for growers’ chemical rotations. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateHail Mary Needed In Fourth Quarter Fight With HLB [Opin…
July 28, 2014
Florida Grower editor Frank Giles says the sense of urgency is palpable in an industry where talk of an imminent shutdown of a processing plant is real and virtually every passing crop estimate drops by millions of boxes. Read More
CitrusFungicide Gets Clearance For Canker Control In Florida …
June 17, 2014
Section 18 granted for applications of FireWall 50 WP on 54,000 acres. Read More
CitrusUSDA: New Farm Bill Funds Available For Citrus Greening…
June 16, 2014
$31.5 million being allocated to test various ways to thwart disease throttling the U.S. citrus industry. Read More
Citrus Achievement Award2014 Citrus Achievement Award Winner Has Faith In Citru…
June 11, 2014
Mike Sparks, the 2014 Florida Grower Citrus Achievement Award winner, played an instrumental role in securing significant funding for HLB-related Read More
CitrusResearchers Find Chemicals To Treat Citrus Greening In …
June 4, 2014
University of Florida team hopes compounds can one day be taken to the grove. Read More
CitrusStudy Finds HLB-Infected Citrus Prime Spot For Species …
May 30, 2014
What do a tree, a psyllid, the greening bacterium, and a wasp have in common? According to University of Florida researchers, a lot. Read More
CitrusCitrus Greening’s Girth Causing Orange Crush
May 19, 2014
Input costs are pushing producers well beyond the break-even point. Read More