Standing up for and with producers of Florida’s signature crop comes natural to Tom Rooney.
2018 Florida Grower Citrus Achievement Award winner Tom Rooney says voices from the groves carry loudly to Capitol Hill.
Annual industry conference attendees in good spirits despite tough year.
Congressman Tom Rooney caps off his service to Florida and earns honor by leading the charge to secure much-needed disaster relief funds for growers.
Fresh varieties with consumer appeal are top priority for 2017 Citrus Achievement Award winner Ed Pines.
Growing citrus indoors can help protect it from the citrus psyllid and the deadly disease it vectors.
2017 Florida Grower Citrus Achievement Award winner Ed Pines says producing crops under protective screen is a way to farm more and stress less.
Education program focuses on managing the disease with available tools and tactics.
2017 Citrus Achievement Award winner Ed Pines provides insider information on unique production method.
Cheers to Ed Pines for putting the positive back in citrus.
Citrus Achievement Award winner Marty McKenna is optimistic about new approach to staving off HLB.
Cirus Achievement Award winner Marty McKenna says the industry is sustained by strength in numbers.
Marty McKenna says hurdles like HLB force growers to step up their game, which is a good thing.
Marty McKenna says if bactericides can help maintain production of younger citrus trees, it could have a huge impact on the industry’s future.
Industry stakeholders holding out hope for solutions to HLB through antimicrobials and even transgenics.
Marty McKenna is and has been a strong advocate during critical times for growers.
The 2015 Citrus Achievement Award winner’s contributions to the local sector are legend.