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Root Loss Due to HLB to Be Discussed at Citrus Expo

Evan Johnson

Evan Johnson

Dr. Evan Johnson with the University of Florida will be discussing root loss due to HLB during the seminar at the annual Citrus Expo August 13-14 in Ft. Myers.


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Federal HLB Funding to Be Discussed at Citrus Expo

Harold Browning

Harold Browning

Citrus Expo is less than 4 weeks away as it will take place August 13-14 in Ft. Myers. A variety of topics will be discussed, including federal HLB funding.


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To learn more about this year’s event go to CitrusExpo.net.

Root Sampling is Citrus Expo Topic

Larry Duncan

Larry Duncan

University of Florida researcher Larry Duncan previews his Citrus Expo presentation about citrus tree root sampling.


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Citrus Expo Seminar Schedule Now Available

 Speakers and topics have been finalized for the 2014 Citrus Expo seminar program, “From Roots to Fruit,” to be held August 13-14 in North Fort Myers at the Lee Civic Center. Those attending the full program are eligible to receive six continuing education units. See the seminar schedule.

Bloom and Bees to be Citrus Expo Topic

Michael Rogers

Michael Rogers

University of Florida entomologist Michael Rogers discusses the presentation he’ll make at Citrus Expo about bloom and bee issues growers should be aware of for next season.


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Postbloom Fruit Drop a Problem; to be a Citrus Expo Topic

Megan Dewdney

Megan Dewdney

University of Florida researcher Megan Dewdney will discuss postbloom fruit drop (PFD) at Citrus Expo in August. She previews her presentation, noting that PFD is a problem this year that she and others are trying to quantify.


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A Grower’s View of Citrus Expo

Wayne Simmons

Wayne Simmons

Citrus grower Wayne Simmons, who also serves on grower and research boards in Florida, tells why fellow growers should attend Citrus Expo August 13-14.


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Update on Citrus Undercover Production Systems at Citrus Expo

Barrett Gruber

Barrett Gruber

University of Florida scientist Barrett Gruber previews his presentation at Citrus Expo regarding an update on citrus undercover production systems.


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Citrus Root Health to be a Focus of Citrus Expo Seminars

Jim Graham

Jim Graham

University of Florida researcher Jim Graham gives a preview on what he will be discussing with growers at the 2014 Citrus Expo.


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HLB Heat Therapy to be Covered at Citrus Expo

UF-Ehsani-RezaReza Ehsani, associate professor at the Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred gives a brief preview of the presentation he will give to attendees at the upcoming Citrus Expo.


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Citrus Expo Seminar Update

Megan Dewdney

Megan Dewdney, researcher at the University of Florida and co-chair of the Citrus Expo seminar committee, discusses the topics being planned for the August 13-14 seminar sessions.


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Citrus Industry This Week: Bicarbonates; Root Enemies; Expo Focus

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 on bicarbonates and HLB, information on citrus root enemies and the announcement of this year’s Citrus Expo seminar theme. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe free and view the current issue. Click here to subscribe to the monthly Citrus Industry magazine.

Patrick Smith, Beloved Author of “A Land Remembered” Remembered

Patrick Smith, Photo courtesy of Pineapple Press, publisher of his novelsIt is with a heavy heart we report that Patrick Smith, beloved by so many as the author of several novels about Florida, has passed. Smith is legendary in Florida agricultural circles for his acclaimed book, “A Land Remembered”. In its entertaining novel format, it tells the story of Florida’s true history that the vast majority of residents and visitors to the Sunshine State have never known. Like so many others he touched on his life’s journey, I will personally always cherish the memorable moments I spent with Patrick Smith. Years ago, soon after “A Land Remembered” was published, I had the honor of working with him on a few promotional events, and interviewing him for some network radio programs from time to time. Read the rest of this entry »

Citrus Industry E-news: Crop Size Predictions; Expo Seminar Summaries

This Citrus Industry eNews Exclusive masthead represents the electronic newsletter now being sent weekly to growers and industry

This week’s issue of the Citrus Industry E-news Exclusive includes predictions from citrus veterans on this season’s orange crop size and summaries from Citrus Expo seminar presentations. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Citrus Expo online coverage sponsored byyara.com and sqm.com

Citrus Production, HLB Management, BMPs Addressed

Kelly Morgan

At Citrus Expo in August, University of Florida researcher Kelly Morgan discussed citrus acreage and production levels since HLB was found in Florida. He also addressed key HLB management practices and best management practices (BMPs). He summarizes his Expo presentations.


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Economics of Advanced Citrus Systems

Fritz Roka

University of Florida economist Fritz Roka discusses the economics of advanced citrus production systems. This report is an overview of a presentation he made on the topic at Citrus Expo in August.


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Citrus Industry E-news: Putnam on the Bee Issue; HLB Production Systems

This Citrus Industry eNews Exclusive masthead represents the electronic newsletter now being sent weekly to growers and industry

This week’s issue of the Citrus Industry E-news Exclusive includes a report from Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and a summary of a Citrus Expo seminar on production systems for HLB, among other topics. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

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Citrus Production Systems and HLB

Arnold Schumann

How advanced citrus production systems are doing now and what systems might produce citrus in the future in the face of HLB were discussed at Citrus Expo by Arnold Schumann. The University of Florida researcher summarizes his presentation.


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Citrus Industry E-news: Pesticide Exposure to Bees; Canker Management

This Citrus Industry eNews Exclusive masthead represents the electronic newsletter now being sent weekly to growers and industry

This week’s issue of the Citrus Industry E-news Exclusive includes a preview of an upcoming meeting between citrus growers and beekeepers as well as an update on canker management. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Citrus Expo online coverage sponsored byyara.com and sqm.com

Citrus Expo E-news: Prize Winners

Citrus Expo E-newsletter

This week’s issue of the Citrus Expo E-newsletter includes a recap of all of the major prize winners from the show. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

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What’s New in Canker Management

Jim Graham

Windbreaks, copper and systemic acquired resistance (SAR) products were the focus of University of Florida researcher Jim Graham’s canker management presentation at Citrus Expo.


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Citrus Growers, Beekeepers to Address Pesticide Exposure

Dennis Howard

Florida beekeepers and citrus growers will meet September 18 in Lake Alfred over potential bee pesticide exposure in citrus groves. The first report provides an overview of the meeting. The second report is an interview with Dennis Howard of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services following his Citrus Expo presentation about pesticide drift. In the interview, Howard briefly discusses the September 18 meeting.


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Citrus Industry E-news: Snively on HLB; New Citrus Growers List

This Citrus Industry eNews Exclusive masthead represents the electronic newsletter now being sent weekly to growers and industry

This week’s issue of the Citrus Industry E-news Exclusive includes a grower report from Citrus Expo and details on a new citrus growers list. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Citrus Expo online coverage sponsored byyara.com and sqm.com

How a Citrus Grower Deals with HLB, and More

Jim Snively

Block management in the exotic disease era was citrus grower Jim Snively’s presentation topic at the recent Citrus Expo. Snively, vice president of grove operations for Southern Gardens Citrus, summarizes his presentation with a focus on ways his company deals with HLB.


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Citrus Expo online coverage sponsored byyara.com and sqm.com

Citrus Industry E-news: Psyllid Control; Fast Track Deadline

This Citrus Industry eNews Exclusive masthead represents the electronic newsletter now being sent weekly to growers and industry

This week’s issue of the Citrus Industry eNews Exclusive includes a report from Citrus Expo on psyllid control for young trees and details on upcoming Fast Track program deadlines. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Citrus Expo online coverage sponsored byyara.com and sqm.com

Controlling HLB-Spreading Psyllids on Young Citrus Trees

Michael Rogers

Control of HLB-spreading psyllids is a key to survival for young trees. University of Florida entomologist Michael Rogers discussed the topic at Citrus Expo and summarizes his presentation in this report.


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Browning Keys on ‘Short-Term’ HLB Work

Harold Browning

Harold Browning of the Citrus Research and Development Foundation focused on “short-term” efforts to find HLB solutions in his recent Citrus Expo presentation. This summary of his talk includes a discussion of psyllid control, heat therapy, anti-microbials, fruit drop and rootstocks.


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Citrus Expo online coverage sponsored byyara.com and sqm.com

Citrus Expo E-news: Short-Term HLB Efforts; More Videos and Photos

Citrus Expo E-newsletter

This week’s issue of the Citrus Expo E-newsletter includes a report from the show on short-term HLB efforts as well as new videos and photos from the event. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Citrus Expo online coverage sponsored byyara.com and sqm.com

Citrus Expo 2013: FFA President Megan Stein at Citrus Expo

Florida state FFA President Megan Stein interviews several people at the Citrus Expo.

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Citrus Expo 2013: Behind the Scenes

We have a quick behind the scenes look at this years Citrus Expo 2013 from the start of setup on Monday morning until after the expo finished on Thursday. We hope you enjoy it.

Citrus Expo online coverage sponsored byyara.com and sqm.com

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