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  • New UF/IFAS Citrus Trial Data Available Soon
    New research data are coming from trials of citrus rootstocks, scions and combinations of the two that University of Florida scientists hope will broaden the options of greening-tolerant citrus varieties available to commercial growers. Michael Rogers, director of the Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC), part of the University of Florida Institute of Food and […]
    Daniel Cooper
  • USDA Releases 3 New Citrus Rootstocks
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released three new citrus rootstocks that are available for unrestricted public use. The rootstocks are US SuperSour 1, US SuperSour 2 and US SuperSour 3. A new publication provides summary information about the new releases. Get the new publication here: The post USDA Releases 3 New Citrus Rootstocks appeared […]
    Daniel Cooper
  • December Citrus Crop Forecast Unchanged
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2018-2019 Florida all-orange forecast for December is 77 million boxes, unchanged from the November forecast. If realized, this forecast will be 71 percent more than last season’s final production. The forecast consists of 32 million boxes of the non-Valencia oranges (early, midseason and Navel varieties) and 45 million boxes of […]
    Daniel Cooper

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Add Vibrant Colored Veggies to Your Garden
    Cathy Isom gives you a few of the healthful benefits of adding vibrant colored veggies to your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Add a little magic to your garden by planting vegetables that are purple. Not only will they add aesthetic beauty to your garden, they are easy to grow, and […]
  • Farm Bureau Board Endorses USMCA Agreement
    The board of directors of the American Farm Bureau Federation recommended swift passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Exports to Canada and Mexico under USMCA’s predecessor, the North American Free Trade Agreement, increased from $8.9 billion to $39 billion yearly. The USMCA would retain those gains while adding improvements in terms of trade for poultry, […]
  • Groups Respond to House Passage of Farm Bill
    Statement of Secretary Perdue U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue hailed the passage of the 2019 Farm Bill.  The House of Representatives approved the conference report on the bill this afternoon, following the Senate’s passage. Perdue issued the following statement: “The passage of the 2019 Farm Bill is good news because it provides a strong […]