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Citrus Thermotherapy Trials Update

Brandon Page

Brandon Page

Several organizations and individuals are using heat to treat HLB-infected citrus trees. At Citrus Expo in August, Brandon Page, field trial administrator for the Citrus Research and Development Foundation, reported on the thermotherapy trials with which he’s involved.


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Citrus Expo Moderator Summarizes Grower HLB Controls

Kelly Morgan

Kelly Morgan

University of Florida researcher Kelly Morgan summarizes comments from a group of citrus growers who discussed key production practices at Citrus Expo.


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Citrus Industry This Week: Nursery Report; Fruit Fly Alert; HLB in Brazil

The Citrus Industry This Week masthead represents the e-newsletter being sent weekly to growers and industry

Today’s issue of Citrus Industry This Week includes a report from a citrus nurseryman, details on a fruit fly outbreak and information on how Brazil is managing HLB. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe free and view the current issue. Click here to subscribe to the monthly Citrus Industry magazine.

Citrus Grower Discusses HLB Stabilization, PFD and Blight

McKenna

McKenna

Citrus Expo panelist Marty McKenna shares his thoughts about several diseases, including why groves in Florida’s southern citrus belt may be stabilizing in the face of HLB.


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Citrus Industry This Week: Citrus Expo Seminar Reports

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Today’s issue of Citrus Industry This Week includes more reports from the recent Citrus Expo seminars. Topics include growers replanting, psyllids and nutrition, disease weapons and nursery technology. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe free and view the current issue. Click here to subscribe to the monthly Citrus Industry magazine.

Photos from Citrus Expo 2015

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Take a look at a photo slide show from Citrus Expo 2015, held recently in North Fort Myers at the Lee Civic Center. The event will return next year at the same location on August 17-18, 2016.

Citrus Expo 2015 Video

New Weapons Against HLB and Canker

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AgroSource, Inc. is a science-based, privately-held crop protection company that has developed two new products that are proving to be effective combatants against HLB and canker. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) signed a Cooperative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) with the company back in August of 2013. The CRADA allows AgroSource to share resources with the USDA-ARS to conduct comprehensive scientific research, development, registration and commercialization Read the rest of this entry »

Citrus Industry This Week: Groves Improving; Cost of Growing Oranges

The Citrus Industry This Week masthead represents the e-newsletter being sent weekly to growers and industry

Today’s issue of Citrus Industry This Week includes several reports from last week’s Citrus Expo seminars and trade show. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe free and view the current issue. Click here to subscribe to the monthly Citrus Industry magazine.

Citrus Tree Steamer Attends Citrus Expo

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The Citrus Research & Education Center’s citrus tree steamer unit made a public appearance at the 2015 Citrus Expo. Many growers got to see this machine in action for the first time at last week’s show. The steamer unit is being tested as a possible solution to the citrus industry’s battle against Read the rest of this entry »

The Cost of Growing Juice Oranges

Ariel Singerman

Ariel Singerman

At Citrus Expo last week, University of Florida economist Ariel Singerman reported his recent calculation of the cost of producing juice oranges in Florida.


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Grower: Why Southern Groves with HLB Look Better Now

Justin Sorrells

Justin Sorrells

Several members of a recent Citrus Expo panel said southern citrus groves, which showed HLB symptoms first, are now looking better than groves farther north. Justin Sorrells of Sorrells Citrus in Arcadia tells why he thinks southern groves are looking better.


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