Tagged citrus nurseries

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
Citrus
March 24, 2014
High Pressure Building In Need For Citrus Trees
Barometer check reveals growing challenges for those ready to replant. Read More
Citrus
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
Citrus
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
Citrus
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
Citrus
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
Citrus
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
Citrus
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
Citrus
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
Citrus
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
Citrus
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
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Fruits
March 29, 2017
Water Allocations in California Deemed U…
Tom Nassif of Western Growers objects to a recent announcement that some in California’s Central Valley received only a 65% initial water allocation, while other growers in the region received 100%. Read More
Vegetables
March 29, 2017
Ocean Mist Farms’ Albert Pieri Die…
Pieri, who worked with Ocean Mist for almost 50 years, was a pioneer in the early days of California Artichoke and Vegetable Growers, which was renamed Ocean Mist Farms in 1995. Read More
Stone Fruit
March 29, 2017
Plum Varieties are Complex and Fascinati…
While diversity in species gives the consumer many options, plums can be a challenge for growers and marketers. Read More
Grapes
March 28, 2017
Understanding the Economics Of Red Blotc…
An economist and a plant pathologist team up to help growers understand the threshold for action when a vine is diagnosed with the virus. Read More
Apples & Pears
March 28, 2017
Washington State University Offers Powde…
Opening buds may be exposed to overwintering inoculum as temperatures begin to rise. Read More
Nuts
March 28, 2017
How to Determine Optimal Almond Tree Spa…
Determining the proper row spacing for an orchard should be based on more than production and equipment access, and growers should also ponder the number of trees per row. Read More
Apples & Pears
March 27, 2017
It’s a Family Reunion at IFTA
Some of my fondest memories on the road are at IFTA conferences. Read More
Apples & Pears
March 27, 2017
Out of this World Expectations for ̵…
With millions of trees going into PNW orchards, Washington State growers are betting big on ‘Cosmic Crisp'. The shift in varieties planted and more took center stage when the International Fruit Tree’s Annual Conference met in Wenatchee, WA. Read More
Citrus
March 27, 2017
Say Hello to the New Miss Florida Citrus
Storied tradition continues with crowning of the industry’s newest advocate. Read More
Irrigation
March 26, 2017
Tips to Maximize Water Efficiency in You…
Editor’s note: Spencer Cooper joined the Almond Board of California last fall as Senior Manager, Irrigation and Water Efficiency. Western Read More
Berries
March 26, 2017
Outsmarting SWD with Social Media
Entomologist in Kentucky uses social media for pest updates, trap catches. Read More
Citrus
March 25, 2017
New Videos Offer Tips on Planting Pollin…
A new video series on planting flowering habitats is designed to help growers support crop pollinators. Read More
Berries
March 25, 2017
Florida Blueberry Crop Escapes Slap from…
Freeze protection tactics prove fruitful as local producers look to gain from Georgia’s loss. Read More
Apples & Pears
March 25, 2017
Two MAIA Releases Available for Growers,…
‘Crunch-A-Bunch’ is an early ‘GoldRush’ and ‘Bakers Delight’ is a secret ingredient for baking. Read More
Nuts
March 24, 2017
Foreboding Fungus Vexes Almond Growers
In parts of California, almond growers have recently become concerned about Ganoderma root and butt rot. To put this concern Read More
Citrus
March 24, 2017
Marrone Bio Introduces Biostimulant to R…
Haven Anti-transpirant helps to reduce transpiration of fruit, nut, and vegetable crops. Read More
Citrus
March 23, 2017
Count Down the World’s Top 30 Agricultur…
Familiar names and several new faces among annual ranking’s elite. Read More
Pest Control
March 22, 2017
Fear of GMOs is Impacting Quality Food R…
Perhaps the greatest threat to our industry is a public that values instinctual opinion over careful research and the findings of experts who have dedicated years to their field of study. Read More