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Citrus Industry eNews: Maury Boyd’s Citrus Disease Program

This Citrus Industry eNews Exclusive masthead represents the electronic newsletter now being sent weekly to growers and industry If you would like to receive this eNews directly via e-mail, please subscribe here.

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DON’T MISS THIS
Maury Boyd’s Citrus Disease Program
Maury Boyd, who popularized the use of nutritionals and other products to keep HLB-infected trees productive, discusses his program while showing Peace River growers his southwest Florida grove recently. He notes that his grove also has a program for canker, and offers suggestions for dealing with HLB in California and Texas. Hear Boyd’s report. Fellow citrus grower Joe Davis Jr. comments on the high quality of Boyd’s groves and says Boyd and his production manager may be Florida’s best growers.

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HAVE YOU HEARD?
Click on the links below to read or hear the stories.
Citrus Growers Work to Ensure Water Access
Gulf Citrus CHMA Updates Spray Recommendations
Citrus Expo Attendee Survey Winner
Florida’s Oranges Under Attack
Mechanical Harvesting Declines by 74 Percent
Yellow Banks Groves: Selling Citrus More Than 50 Years
Grapefruit Interaction Effects Disputed by FDOC
Citrus Researcher Dies
Rep. Southerland Targeted over Fishing Issues
CA: Growers Plan Quarantines to Battle Citrus Pest
Australia: Citrus Board Backs Fruit Fly Control Decision

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FROM THE FIELD
A ‘Passive’ Approach to Citrus Cold Protection
There’s more to cold protection than cranking up the low-volume irrigation the night before freezing temperatures hit. Multi-county citrus Extension agent Chris Oswalt discusses some of the passive cold protection practices that can be instituted months or even years before a freeze. Get the details.

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FRESH CITRUS REPORT
Up to 25% of Fresh Citrus to Ship by Christmas
Duke Chadwell, manager of the Citrus Administrative Committee, quantifies the importance of the holiday season for Florida’s fresh citrus industry. Hear more.

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Nov. 30 Telephonic meetings of the Citrus Research and Development Foundation’s Commercial Product Development Committee (10 a.m.) and the Research Management Committee (1 p.m.), call 800-615-2900 and enter participant access code 393338#

Dec. 1 Hendry County Farm Tour

Dec. 4 Citrus Research and Development Foundation’s board of directors meeting at 9:30 a.m., Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, contact Diane Johnson at 863-956-8817 or djohnson@citrusrdf.org

Dec. 6 Winter Weather School, Lake County Ag Center, Tavares

Dec. 8 HCCGA Fun Shoot, Quail Creek Plantation, Okeechobee

Dec. 11 Citrus Harvesting Research Advisory Council meeting, Florida Department of Citrus, Bartow

Dec. 13 Citrus Research Field Day, Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred

Dec. 18 New Varieties Development and Management Corporation’s IFAS variety display, Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, contact Peter Chaires at pchaires@nvdmc.org

Dec. 19 Florida Citrus Commission meeting, Florida Department of Citrus, Bartow

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