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  • Streetman Receives Florida Citrus Packers’ Highest Honor
    Florida Citrus Packers honored George H. Streetman with its John T. Lesley Award for Excellence at Packinghouse Day. The John T. Lesley Award is the organization’s highest recognition, reserved for individuals making sustained and outstanding contributions to Florida’s fresh citrus industry. The list of recipients reads like a “who’s who” of the Florida citrus industry. […]
    Daniel Cooper
  • California Sets Wildfire Smoke Rule
    A new regulation from California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) will affect citrus field work during wildfire season. The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has approved an emergency regulation designed to protect workers exposed to wildfire smoke. The emergency regulation will be in effect for one year and will expire on July 29, 2020. The […]
    Len Wilcox
  • Nutrient Sampling to Be Funded by UF/IFAS
    A University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) official announced at Citrus Expo that UF/IFAS will fund “starter kits” for nutrient sampling. Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC) Director Michael Rogers says the kits will allow for leaf and soil sampling in a 20-acre block for a year. Growers can get the […]
    Ernie Neff

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  • Growing Catnip for Your Furry Friends
    Cathy Isom has covered a lot of plants for your garden. Today, she has a few reasons why you should be growing catnip for your furry friends. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Catnip is one of 250 species in the mint family. It’s known by many names, including Catswort, Catmint, Field Balm, […]
  • Perdue Comments on New Draft Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico
    Washington, D.C. (USDA) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement after U.S. Department of Commerce announced a new Draft Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico: “I want to thank my colleagues at the U.S. Department of Commerce for working diligently to reach a mutually beneficial agreement for tomato growers in […]
  • Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day Coming Up in Tifton, Georgia
    PERRY/TIFTON, GA (GCC) — The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Tifton, Georgia.  The field day will start at 8:00 a.m. at the University of Georgia Lang Farm at 276 Rigdon Aultman […]