Citrus Disease Rsch Globally is Key to Advancing More Quickly

Dan Citrus

Even though U. S. Federal law prohibited domestic research on plant diseases like ‘greening’ before they were discovered here in the U. S., University researchers say global research is of great help to stay cutting edge.  Report (2:00 wma)

Vegetable Grower Meeting Postponed

Cindy Florida, Vegetables

Word from Gene McAvoy today regarding the Vegetable Growers Meeting scheduled for Tuesday evening Aug 29 at the UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center in Immokalee is that it will be postponed to September 21 due to the approach of Hurricane Ernesto.

Pearl of a Crop

Cindy Field Crops

USDA researchers in Tifton, GA are developing a versatile crop that can be used as forage, in game plots and for ethanol production. Report (1:00 wma)

UF Citrus Research Director Discusses FL Citrus Production Outlook

Dan Citrus, Citrus Expo News

Immediately after the conclusion of Citrus Expo 2006, Southeast AgNet’s Gary Cooper sat down with Dr Harold Browning, director of citrus research for University of Florida at Lake Alfred, to discuss what the Expo program brought to Florida growers, where citrus research is going, and how soon more information will be available to growers wanting to know more details about production …