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Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo Starts Today

Dan Citrus, Citrus Expo News

The 2021 Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo kicks off at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. The big two-day in-person event is hosted by AgNet Media with programming support from the University of Florida/IFAS. Today, August 18th, growers will be able to learn about all things citrus. That includes management of black spot, arthropod pests, soil …

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Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo is This Week

Dan Citrus, Citrus Expo News, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

The 2021 Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo will be held this Wednesday and Thursday at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. The big two-day in-person event will feature a citrus session on Wednesday, Aug. 18, where growers can learn about all things related to citrus. This includes management of black spot, arthropod pests, soil health, irrigation …

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Educational Opportunities for Growers

Dan Citrus, Citrus Expo News, Education, Vegetables

Michael Rogers discusses several educational opportunities for citrus growers, including the Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo and Citrus Packinghouse Day. Rogers is the director of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC). The Expo (Aug. 18-19) and Packinghouse Day (Aug. 26) will be held in-person this year after taking place virtually in …

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

Randall Weiseman 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 Weiseman 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 Weiseman 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