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Florida red grapefruit samples
Grapefruit & Specialty
March 1, 2017
Is South Korea a Grapefruit Market Goldmine?
Researchers are finding high demand for the tart citrus, opening the door for opportunistic Florida growers to fill the need. Read More
squeezing an orange
June 10, 2015
Florida Citrus Season Grinding Toward Sour Finish
USDA’s updated estimate keeps orange count in check at historically low total. Read More
Citrus Fruit Drop in Florida grove
May 12, 2015
Florida Orange Crop Now Projected To Be Lowest In Nearly 50 Years
Not since the 1965-1966 season have production numbers looked so bleak. Read More
Florida citrus packinghouse
April 9, 2015
Latest Florida Orange Crop Outlook Puts Brakes On Downward Roll — For Now
Updated numbers from USDA reveal count continuing to hover just above the 100 million box mark. Read More
March 10, 2015
Another Pucker In Florida Orange Crop Prediction
Early, mid-season varieties slip, dropping projected USDA total below 2013-2014 final output. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
February 11, 2015
Florida Citrus Grower Takes On Big Task Of Micro-Managing HLB
According to Daniel Scott, a holistic approach is critical in mitigating effects of the endemic disease. Read More
February 10, 2015
Florida Citrus Crop Holding On
Updated USDA forecast shows no change in orange and grapefruit yield. Read More
Grapefruit & Specialty
November 14, 2014
Florida Grapefruit Growers Feeling Good About Early Crop Forecasts
Producers, packers, and suppliers view initial USDA outlooks as positive predictor for future. Read More
November 10, 2014
Florida Citrus Forecast Stands Firm Through Season’s First Month
Latest USDA outlook unchanged for oranges and grapefruit. Read More
July 22, 2014
Florida Grapefruit Grower Goes All In To Save Groves
As HLB runs rampant, everything is on the table for Scott Lambeth when it comes to disease mitigation. Read More
April 16, 2014
Florida Partners With South Korea To Promote Grapefruit
Far East republic is the fastest growing trade market for agricultural exports from the Sunshine State. Read More
February 19, 2014
6 New Citrus Cultivars Approved For Release
UF/IFAS FAST TRACK release model to speed up availability of varieties 10 to 15 years over typical breeding process. Read More
March 14, 2013
Kennedy Groves Keeps Competitive Edge Through Quality, Transparency
When you consider the challenges facing Florida’s citrus industry, it is clear that much will be expected from the next Read More
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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
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
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
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
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
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
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
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More
September 15, 2017
Help Extended to Hurricane-Weary Farmers…
USDA chief grants extra time and special procedures to document and file claims. Read More
September 13, 2017
New Guidance on FSMA Ag Water Compliance…
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports starting to flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More
September 13, 2017
550 Pounds of Tomatoes Stolen from Massa…
Community farm in Waltham, MA, has been hit by a thief three years running. Read More
September 12, 2017
Longtime American Fruit Grower Columnist…
“The Ole Crow,” as he called himself, passed away unexpectedly at home in Virginia at the age of 82. Read More
September 12, 2017
How to Match Drip Irrigation to Improve …
Using root mass diameter to appropriately determine wetting pattern will help you improve growth rate and yields. Read More