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Citrus Expo to Host U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue

Abbey Taylor Citrus Expo News

Citrus Expo is proud to announce that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be attending the first day of the show on Wednesday, August 16, with U.S. Representative Tom Rooney. Perdue and Rooney are looking forward to walking the tradeshow floor and viewing the top-of-the-line products and services the Citrus Expo exhibitors have to offer. While on the trade …

Growers Learn More at Citrus Expo about Managing Canker

Randall Citrus, Citrus Expo News, Florida, Fruits, Specialty Crops

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. Download Audio

Citrus Expo Starts Today

Randall Citrus, Citrus Expo News, Florida, Fruits, Specialty Crops

Many 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. Play Audio

Number of CEUs Increased for Citrus Expo

Randall Citrus, Citrus Expo News, Florida, Fruits, Specialty Crops

The 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 …