Tagged citrus research

inspecting citrus greening leaves
Insect & Disease Update
May 3, 2017
Big Bucks Booster for Citrus Research in Spending Bill
Funding would be used to fight HLB and explore methods for a cure. 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
UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center sign
Citrus
February 2, 2017
University of Florida Celebrating a Century of Citrus Research
Cheers all around for UF/IFAS' CREC, the largest facility in the world devoted to a single commodity. Read More
New UF/IFAS scientist Liliana Cano
Insect & Disease Update
April 4, 2016
Scientist Set To Join Fray Of Florida’s Citrus Fight
Newly hired UF/IFAS plant pathologist to focus on genome analyses of the most important pathogens affecting the Sunshine State’s signature crop. Read More
FL Gov. Rick Scott signs a bill
Citrus
March 16, 2016
Citrus-Related Programs Survive Florida’s 2016-2017 Budget Ax
More than $20 million worth of appropriations and incentives avoid veto stamp, get approved by state legislature. Read More
hand holding sliced citrus
Insect & Disease Update
October 18, 2015
Citrus Research And Development Foundation Stepping Up For An Industry In Need
Florida Citrus Mutual's Mike Sparks appreciative of organization's drive to keep the state's signature crop alive. Read More
Michael Rogers testifies before congress about HLB
Insect & Disease Update
August 13, 2015
Citrus Greening Fight Goes To Washington
New Citrus Research and Education Center director informs Congress of the dire threat presented by HLB. Read More
Citrus
June 16, 2014
USDA: New Farm Bill Funds Available For Citrus Greening Fight
$31.5 million being allocated to test various ways to thwart disease throttling the U.S. citrus industry. Read More
Citrus
April 28, 2014
NBC Nightly News Puts Citrus Greening In Primetime Spotlight
Report gives general public details about how HLB is putting a stranglehold on the Sunshine State’s signature crop. Read More
Grapefruit & Specialty
December 19, 2012
Scientists Hone In On Medication-Safe Grapefruit
According to Fred Gmitter, a University of Florida citrus breeder, the quest to develop a grapefruit hybrid that will not Read More
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Citrus Achievement Award
September 24, 2017
How to Pick the Best Fruit for Citrus Un…
Fresh varieties with consumer appeal are top priority for 2017 Citrus Achievement Award winner Ed Pines. Read More
Citrus
September 23, 2017
Family Citrus Farmers Face Tough Times […
Dealing with a deadly disease is tough enough without extreme pressures from retailer/customers. Read More
Citrus
September 22, 2017
Water Management Concerns Flowing in Flo…
Efforts mounted and executed to move gallons by the ton to protect property. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
September 22, 2017
Take Time to Survey the Latest Florida C…
The calendar is full of display day opportunities to learn, see, and do. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 22, 2017
Media Reflects Modern Society [Opinion]
Little about fruit growing — or any agriculture — appears because too few of us are willing to illuminate the media. Read More
Citrus
September 22, 2017
When it Comes to Growing, Florida Farmer…
Let's raise a toast to the bold producers and researchers who are taking our industry beyond previously perceived crop viability boundaries to places once figured forbidden. Read More
Citrus
September 21, 2017
Hurricane Relief Fund Launched for Flori…
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 21, 2017
Advice for Taking Over the Family Farm
If you are considering joining and running your family business, here are some tips to ensure success. Read More
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Eleva…
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 21, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the 20…
More education choices, flexible field tours, and networking opportunities to provide an enhanced attendee experience. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More