Citrus Stories

Citrus
June 1, 2007
Decontamination Tips In Citrus Production
Mechanical harvesting machines, and especially canopy shakers, are always in close contact with the citrus tree canopy and fruit. Like Read More
Citrus
May 1, 2007
Rely On Citrus Research
Today, there are a number of issues facing the Florida citrus industry — citrus greening and canker are some that Read More
Citrus
May 1, 2007
A Bandage Fix For Farm Labor
Responding to the farm labor crisis, a number of growers and grower organizations have hopped on the AgJOBS bandwagon and Read More
Citrus
May 1, 2007
Back Up Your Work So You Don’t Lose Valuable Farm Data
If you’ve ever been a victim of a mild case of computer fever, a customer file that you couldn’t open, Read More
Citrus
May 1, 2007
Citrus Mechanical Harvesting Benefits
Collecting yield data is the first step in precision grove management. It provides information that can help growers to make Read More
Citrus
May 1, 2007
English Family’s Pure Will To Farm
Surviving in any industry for 130 years is challenging, but there is perhaps no more difficult industry than Florida agriculture. Read More
Citrus
May 1, 2007
Feeding Frenzy
Foliar feeding is not intended to completely replace soil-applied fertilization of the macronutrients (nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorous). However, macronutrients can Read More
Citrus
May 1, 2007
Icons Reorganized
The red carpet, flash bulbs, and statues were conspicuously absent, but the heartfelt thanks from the recipients and appreciation from Read More
Citrus
April 1, 2007
Five Questions With Gov. Charlie Crist
1.)  Florida Grower (FLG): As the new governor, what do you plan to do to help Florida’s agriculture industry remain Read More
Citrus
April 1, 2007
Farm Work Going Wireless
Currently, wireless technology is among the fastest growing technologies, and its advancement has many implications in agriculture. Wireless technology will Read More
Citrus
April 1, 2007
Opinion: Change Is The Only Constant In The World Of Citrus
Inevitably, change brings questions — lots of them. To maintain the health of this industry, we must be willing to Read More
Citrus
April 1, 2007
Going After Greening
Citrus greening (Huanglongbing) is the most severe threat the Florida citrus has ever faced and one with the potential to Read More
Citrus
April 1, 2007
Raising Citrus Disease-Resistant Rootstocks
Good rootstocks are critical to a healthy and productive citrus grove. Although all rootstocks have some faults or limitations, careful Read More
Citrus
March 1, 2007
Fighting Together
Beautiful blue skies on a clear, cool morning helped make a welcoming opening day for the 2007 Indian River Citrus Read More
Citrus
March 1, 2007
Organic Nutritional Needs
Due to the broad range of soil types in Florida, the best way to plan for future crop nutritional needs Read More
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Citrus
November 17, 2017
Alico Overhaul to Cut Citrus Production …
Company restructuring aims to integrate legacy businesses and reduce input costs significantly. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Sustainable Farming Projects in Florida …
St. Johns River Water Management District grants backing to 12 on-farm plans aimed at resource conservation and nutrient reduction. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More
Citrus
November 9, 2017
Forecasters Subtract another Slice from …
USDA’s second stab at the season thins orange crop by another 7%; would be lowest output in more than 70 years. Read More
Citrus
November 7, 2017
New Tool Helps Growers Improve Phosphoru…
Technology newly available to specialty crop growers provides economic and environmental benefits. Read More
Citrus
November 7, 2017
Comments Sought in Ag Water Component of…
Growers and other interested parties are encouraged by United Fresh to weigh in on agricultural water requirements in the Food Safety Modernization Act. Read More
Citrus
November 7, 2017
Study: Circadian Clock in Plants May Boo…
The Texas A&M team that won a 2017 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on circadian rhythm at a molecular level turn their attention to plants. Read More
Citrus
November 6, 2017
South Florida Wringing out From Record-S…
Tropical torrents, along with a persistent precipitation pattern, helps break 70-year high-water mark. Read More
Citrus
November 2, 2017
Field Scouting Guide: Yellow Nutsedge
Follow these tips to identify and manage this wily weed. Read More
Citrus
November 1, 2017
Produce Industry Leaders Concerned About…
It’s been a long time since significant immigration reform that will help American growers has passed Congress. The most promising Read More
Citrus
October 30, 2017
Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Makes …
Outstanding lifetime achievers in the state’s farming sector join elite list of honorees. Read More
Citrus
October 25, 2017
After a Delay, H-2C Is Getting a Committ…
The Ag Worker Act must make it past the Judiciary Committee to have a chance of making it to the House floor. Read More
Business Planning
October 25, 2017
Matchmaking Made Easy for Land Owners an…
New website provides revenue potential for property holders. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
October 23, 2017
Biocontrol Gains Traction in the East
Biological control — whether you’re talking about biochemicals, microbial products, beneficials, or even the relatively new category of biostimulants — Read More