With the 2016 Citrus Expo approaching, the Citrus Research and Development Foundation (CRDF), is reminding Florida growers to take the Bactericide Survey if you haven’t already done so, as the deadline is August 5th.
The CRDF selected AgNet Media, owner of Citrus Expo and Citrus Industry magazine, to administer the grower survey on bactericide use, asking that all Florida citrus growers participate in the survey so that the industry can Read the rest of this entry »
The 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo will be held August 17-18 at the Lee Civic Center in Fort Myers, and growers will not want to miss this year’s seminar program, themed “Now Is the Time.” Topics to be addressed include HLB management, incentive opportunities, bactericide use and more. One of the speakers at this year’s event is Citrus Mutual CEO, Michael Sparks. He will be talking more about the incentives for growers to replant.
The Citrus Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) is asking that all Florida citrus growers participate in the Bactericide Survey so that the industry can gain a better understanding of how these products are being used against HLB. And according to Harold Browning, CRDF’s chief operations officer, results of the survey will be released at Citrus Expo.
2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo, and growers will not want to miss this year’s seminar program, themed “Now Is the Time.” Topics to be addressed include HLB management, incentive opportunities, bactericide use and more. Plus, continuing education units will be available. Growers are also reminded to take the bactericide survey; results will be presented during the seminar program.
Harold Browning, Citrus Research and Development Foundation chief operations officer, is urging growers to take part in the Bactericide Survey. And he says it all will tie in with the Citrus Expo coming in August.
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.
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.
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.
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