Tagged citrus nurseries

Drone-aided photo of Ed Pines' CUPS
Varieties & Rootstocks
July 11, 2017
Florida Citrus Growers Going Inside to Think Outside the Box
Producing fruit under protective screen is developing into a viable option for sustaining the Sunshine State’s signature crop. Read More
A.H. Whitmore Farm in Leesburg, FL, as seen from Google Earth
Varieties & Rootstocks
March 16, 2017
Experimental Citrus Groves Disappearing in Florida
Challenges to growth expand as vital research is in dire need of a home. Read More
Cartoon sketch of a citrus seed machine
Varieties & Rootstocks
February 22, 2017
Citrus Nurseries Analyze the Need for Seed
It seems many growers are more certain about their scion choices than they are about available rootstocks. Read More
'Gold nugget' seedless tangerine
Varieties & Rootstocks
January 18, 2017
5 Florida Citrus Nursery Trends Worth Watching
Gleanings from recent grower gatherings expose opportunities and possibilities in new variety development and management. Read More
Citrus supply chain graphic
Varieties & Rootstocks
December 19, 2016
Finding Weak Links Key to Saving Florida Citrus
Unique supply challenges placing a strain on restoration of the state’s acreage. Read More
Dooryard citrus tree in Florida
Varieties & Rootstocks
April 16, 2016
Dealing With The Dooryard Citrus Dilemma
While the added revenue that comes with consumer segment trees is nice, an elevated risk of pest pressure cannot be denied. Read More
Florida EV1 Valencia hybrid oranges
Varieties & Rootstocks
January 20, 2016
Struggling Citrus Sector Has Lifeline In New Variety Development
Progress on numerous fronts show, for many, the glass is half full. Read More
Citrus rootstocks UFR 2, UFR 3, UFR4, UFR 16
Varieties & Rootstocks
October 24, 2014
Playing The Citrus Rootstock Market Has Risks And Rewards
Experimental material forcing producers to roll the dice. Read More
March 24, 2014
High Pressure Building In Need For Citrus Trees
Barometer check reveals growing challenges for those ready to replant. Read More
March 20, 2014
Florida Citrus Industry Welcomes New State-Of-The-Art Greenhouse
$200,000 nursery research facility has capacity for 12,000 experimental trees. Read More
July 24, 2013
Momentum Building For Florida Citrus Nursery Segment
Since the early days of Florida’s commercial citrus industry, research has been a key component in the formula for sustainability. Read More
June 17, 2013
There’s Hope In Citrus Rootstock Ramp-Up To Head Off HLB
Nurseries, growers, and just about everyone in the citrus industry with a pulse have been intrigued, if not excited, about Read More
June 9, 2013
New Citrus Variety Options Open For Florida Growers
New Varieties Development & Management Corp. (NVDMC) has announced a schedule of statewide grower meetings supporting the launch of the Read More
May 20, 2013
Florida Citrus Nurseries Running At Full Capacity
Despite grower frustrations and concerns with tree decline and fruit drop, many — if not all — Florida citrus nurseries Read More
May 1, 2013
Data Plan Desperately Needed To Track Early Citrus Plantings
Growers considering an investment in new citrus varieties are requesting statistical information that is either unavailable or has not yet Read More
March 29, 2013
9 New Citrus Varieties Face Trial
The November 2012 edition of “Citrus Nursery Source” provided a basic explanation of FAST TRACK, a new and innovative model Read More
February 28, 2013
Citrus Nursery Survey Says: Keep It Simple
The emergence and availability of proprietary citrus varieties is a reality for citrus growers worldwide. Most promising new varieties will Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
September 11, 2012
Florida Citrus Nursery Tree Survey Results Released
The Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association (FNGLA) and Florida Citrus Mutual jointly developed a survey of citrus growers to Read More
January 24, 2011
In Focus: Paul Fabry
1. You’ve been in the citrus nursery business for many years. When canker eradication came along, how disruptive was it Read More
The Latest
July 20, 2017
Atlantic Hurricane Forecast Taken Up a N…
Current conditions in the tropics warrant marked revision in potential storm season scenarios. Read More
July 19, 2017
Researchers On a Mission to Find More Pl…
Federal grant to aid exploration of food security solutions for the future. Read More
July 19, 2017
Farm Labor Stories Making the News This …
The agricultural labor shortage is strong enough that the consumer press is beginning to report on it regularly. Here are the stories making headlines this month. Read More
Sweet Corn
July 19, 2017
Variety Specs | Production Tips: Corn &#…
Each month, American Vegetable Grower® will offer growing tips on specific varieties, supplied by the breeder or distributor. This month, we’re offering Read More
July 19, 2017
Florida Grower Magazine is Seeking Your …
Life hacks are common in social media threads these days. They are those clever ideas or tricks aimed at making Read More
July 19, 2017
4 Challenges Large Operations Face in Or…
Organic vegetable production in Monterey County has evolved over the past 25 years. It was once the domain of small- Read More
Farm Management
July 19, 2017
Tom Nunes, V: The Best Labor Solutions A…
Competition for skilled farm labor is fierce in the West. But Nunes Vegetables, Inc. believes when growers work together, they will attract more workers to their community. Read More
July 14, 2017
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Predator Egg …
Samuri wasp parasitized egg mass found in Southern New Jersey peach orchard. Read More
July 14, 2017
Everglades Agricultural Area Farmers Win…
Annual report shows use of best management practices results in another massive reduction in phosphorus flow. Read More
July 13, 2017
Scientists Keying in on Sweeter and Stro…
New study shows grafting can give growers an upper hand on soilborne disease threats. Read More
July 13, 2017
The Road is Long to Farm Bill 2018 [Opin…
Participation in this process will be crucial to ensure your needs are understood and addressed. Read More
July 13, 2017
Trade Talk to Top Florida Fruit & Ve…
Trade issues are top of mind these days for specialty crop producers. Efforts have been underway since early this year Read More
July 12, 2017
Shaky Florida Citrus Season Skids to a S…
Final USDA tally confirms continuing downward trend of production in the HLB era. Read More
Citrus Achievement Award
July 12, 2017
Encourage New Citrus Growth by Getting B…
2017 Florida Grower Citrus Achievement Award winner Ed Pines says producing crops under protective screen is a way to farm more and stress less. Read More
July 12, 2017
Tomato Pests Can Be Induced to Cannibali…
The University of Wisconsin's John Orrock says when beet armyworms are exposed to concentrations of methyl jasmonate, they will abandon eating tomatoes — and start eating one another. Read More
July 12, 2017
USDA Pulls 8 Products from Approved Orga…
After a few months of speculation, the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service has published its Sunset 2017 final rule on approved products for organic production and handling. Read More
July 12, 2017
We Need to Fight for Fruit and Vegetable…
In the last 10 years, an alliance has used its combined voice to create programs like the Specialty Crop Research Initiative, the Specialty Crop Block Grant program, the Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops program, and others. Read More
More Vegetables
July 12, 2017
8 Carrot Varieties You Should Know About
Consider adding one of these carrot varieties to your crop mix during the next growing cycle. Read More