georgia citrus

Georgia Citrus Pest and Disease Update

Dan Citrus, Georgia, Huanglongbing (HLB)/Citrus Greening, Pest/Pest Control

As the Georgia citrus industry continues to grow and prosper, growers should be aware of the potential signs of citrus pests and diseases that could be looming in their groves. Bill Barber, Certified Crop Advisor and owner of Barber Ag Services, delivered a presentation during the 2021 virtual Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. He addressed pests and diseases presently in …


Agri View: Georgia Citrus Expanding Thanks to Research

Dan Agri View, Citrus, Research

Everett Griner talks about citrus farming and related research in Georgia expanding in today’s Agri View. Georgia Citrus Expanding Thanks to Research You know, many people thought that citrus business in Georgia was a temporary thing that would soon go away. They don’t think that anymore. Not with the research and the diversity and the growth that’s taking place. The …

Sweet and Sour Fruit Surprise

Dan Citrus, Georgia

A Marietta, Georgia man is claiming the discovery of new sweet, or sour, fruit, and is currently waiting on the test results to prove it. According to a story from the Marietta Daily Journal, Eddie Rhoades was checking the fruit trees in his yard for bird nests last spring when he discovered three unfamiliar citrus fruits. To read more of …