Rapid increase of new scion varieties becoming a challenge.
Demand for inventory to rise as USDA’s Tree Assistance Program pushes new plantings.
Five HLB-tolerant rootstocks to be evaluated in three main growing regions of Florida.
Experimental material forcing producers to roll the dice.
Stakeholders work rapidly to smooth out any kinks in the FAST TRACK.
Industry stakeholders are working on a rapid release model for processed varieties.
Meetings scheduled to launch three FAST TRACK selections
The new repository in LaCrosse gives the Florida citrus industry hope from which to build.
The FAST TRACK evaluation program is set for its second run, and it has three promising cultivars in tow.
Field trials are next step in the process to identify quality cultivars.
An easy-peel mandarin and a unique navel orange-like variety headed for Fast Track release option.
Newly released rootstock selections offer producers a foundation of hope for the future.
Official dedication ceremony kicks off a new era of relevant research.
Even in the throes of HLB, there is confidence growing in the industry’s future.
Barometer check reveals growing challenges for those ready to replant.
$200,000 nursery research facility has capacity for 12,000 experimental trees.
Pondering potential, producers weigh the pros and cons of another alternative propagation method.