Tagged grapefruit

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
The Latest
May 25, 2017
Stolen Hives Recovered in Nearly $1M Hei…
Man likely stole hives from across the state of California in the last three years. Read More
Farm Management
May 25, 2017
Plight of Trade Policy Grounding Many U.…
Much-needed investments in labor-saving technology could be key to long-term survival. Read More
Farm Management
May 25, 2017
Florida Farm Winning Case for Medicinal …
Judge rules in favor of 3 Boys Farm in the quest to expand its crop/business portfolio. Read More
May 25, 2017
Are We Overstating the World’s Ove…
If growers can’t achieve a fair return on investment and stay in business, it won’t matter what the population is in 2050. We all will be trouble. Read More
May 24, 2017
Falcons Scare off Other Birds at Duncan …
It collaborates with a firm that uses trained falcons to intimidate and scare off nuisance birds such as the horned larks and pigeons that frequent the area. Read More
May 24, 2017
Organic Growers in Turmoil (Opinion)
Although consumers are demanding, and getting more organic produce options, growers are grappling with fundamental questions. Read More
Sweet Corn
May 24, 2017
Stay on Your A Game to Conquer Corn Leaf…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable pest. Read More
May 23, 2017
Search is on For Next Crop of Florida Ag…
Nomination period now open for longtime industry honor. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 23, 2017
Grower Shares Personal Impact of Labor S…
USApple leader Phil Glaize of Virginia stresses need for reform with current labor regulations, programs at Congressional briefing on agriculture labor crisis. Read More
Stone Fruit
May 23, 2017
Northeast Peach Crop Rebounds
After a mild winter and relatively uneventful bloom time, the crop is setting up nicely for the region. Read More
May 23, 2017
Researchers Examining Potential for Long…
Team at Penn State University using low and high tunnels and plastic coverings to extend raspberry and strawberry seasons. Read More
May 23, 2017
Webinar Series Highlights New Research o…
National Pollinator Week webinar showcases research to improve honeybee colony health by 2020. Read More
May 23, 2017
California Lemon Growers Sue USDA
Lemon industry files suit against rule allowing importation of Argentine lemons. Read More
May 23, 2017
Insects (Bad and Good) Make for Interest…
Disease-fighting bees and the deadly citrus psyllid were at the center of two recent, research-fueled out-of-office adventures. Read More
Crop Protection
May 23, 2017
Valent Grants Organic Farming Scholarshi…
University of Florida Doctor of Plant Medicine student receives $1,500 toward the development of training materials. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
May 23, 2017
In Quest for Low-Seeded Citrus, It Takes…
Momentum for viable mandarin hybrids for Florida reaching a peak in the land down under. Read More
GenNext Growers
May 22, 2017
How to Make Dollars and Sense of Today&#…
Despite current challenges impacting the future of the North American fruit and vegetable industry, there are opportunities to be had. Read More
May 20, 2017
Short on Water, Florida Growers Know How…
Through drought, smoke and brush fires, it’s plain to see you farmers have been doing your part to conserve and preserve one of our most precious resources. Read More