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Growers Learn More at Citrus Expo about Managing Canker

Dr. Evan Johnson

Dr. Evan Johnson

During the seminar program at the 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo, growers were able to get more information about managing citrus canker. Evan Johnson, research assistant scientist at the Citrus Research and Education Center, talked with growers on how to manage fruit drop on sweet oranges that can be caused by citrus canker early in the season.


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Black Spot Discussed at Citrus Expo

citrus-expo-25th-anniversarCitrus Expo has wrapped up for another year in Ft Myers, and a great crowd was on hand for the 25th anniversary of the event. Various prizes were given away, including the John Deere gun safe. Plus, a variety of topics were discussed during the seminar program, and that includes black spot.


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Citrus Expo Starts Today

citrus-expo-2015Many in the citrus industry will be in Ft. Myers today and tomorrow, August 17-18, for the 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo in the Lee Civic Center. This year’s seminar program is one growers will not want to miss as the various topics include HLB management, incentive opportunities, bactericide use and more.


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Growers Invited to Attend Citrus Expo

citrus-expo-25th-anniversarThe 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo kicks off Wednesday at the Lee Civic Center in Ft. Myers. And AgNet Media’s Gary Cooper hopes growers from across the citrus growing areas will attend this special event.


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Citrus Expo Starts Wednesday

citrus-expo-25th-anniversarThe 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo kicks off this Wednesday, August 17th at the Lee Civic Center in Ft. Myers. From the sold out trade show to this year’s seminar program, themed “Now Is the Time”, growers are invited to take part in this year’s big event.


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Citrus Expo Speaker Looking Forward to Seminar Presentations

citrus-expo-25th-anniversarThe 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo is coming up Wednesday and Thursday, August 17-18, at the Lee Civic Center in Ft. Myers. And while Michael Sparks, CEO of Citrus Mutual, is one of the speakers during this year’s seminar program, he is also looking forward to hearing the various other presentations being made this year.


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Number of CEUs Increased for Citrus Expo

citrus-expo-25th-anniversarThe 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo is just a week away, 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. We’ve told you before that continuing education units (CEUs) will be available. But to update that, the number of CEUs available this year has increased.

The total number of CEUs for attending the Read the rest of this entry »

Bactericide Survey Reminder

citrus-expo-25th-anniversarCitrus Expo is a little over a week away, and information from the Bactericide Survey will be discussed there. And the Citrus Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) reminds Florida growers who have yet to take the survey, the deadline was extended to this Wednesday, August 10th. So if you have yet to take the survey please do so by going to citrusexpo.net.

Pre-Registration Deadline for Citrus Expo is Wednesday

citrusexpo-300-250-web-adCitrus Expo is just a little over a week away, but the pre-registration deadline is coming up this Wednesday, August 10th. The theme of the 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo is “Now Is the Time”, and some of the topics to be addressed include HLB management, incentive opportunities, bactericide use and more. Continuing education units will be available.

And to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo, AgNet Media invites you to participate in our Citrus Expo Shindig! It’s our way of saying Read the rest of this entry »

Bactericide Survey Deadline Extended

citrusexpo-300-250-web-adWhile today was the original deadline for citrus growers to take the bactericide survey, it has been announced by the Citrus Research and Development Foundation that the deadline has been extended until next Wednesday, August 10. Here is the note from Harold W. Browning, CRDF Chief Operating Officer: Read the rest of this entry »

Deadline for Bactericide Survey is Friday

citrusexpo-300-250-web-adFlorida citrus growers who have yet to take the bactericide survey, are being reminded the deadline to do so is Friday, August 5. The Citrus Research and Development Foundation (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 gain a better understanding of how these products are being used against HLB.

The bactericide survey is quick, easy and completely anonymous. So if you have yet to take it, please do so before the deadline, which is August 5th. It can be found at http://citrusexpo.net/2016-survey/. Results from this survey will be discussed during Citrus Expo which will be held August 17-18 in North Ft. Myers.

Florida FFA Fundraiser at Citrus Expo

citrusexpo-300-250-web-adAt this year’s Citrus Expo, coming up August 17-18 in North Ft. Myers, attendees will have the opportunity to win nine fabulous prizes in the annual Florida FFA Fundraiser Raffle. Tacy Callies has all the details.


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