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  • The Complex Path for New Citrus in California
    By Len Wilcox Continuous research and development of new varieties is an important function of the University of California, Riverside (UCR). Efforts have led to hundreds of profitable varieties now being grown in California. According to a report in California Agriculture, University of California’s (UC) research journal, one of those varieties has been a source […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Cold-Hardy Citrus for North Florida
    By Xavier Martini and Peter Andersen Cold-hardy citrus has a long history in North Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and Georgia. Records show that sweet orange, citron, lemon, lime and pummelo were brought to Saint Augustine, Florida, from Spain in 1565. However, it was not until the late 1700s that the Jesuits introduced satsuma (Citrus unshiu) to […]
    Tacy Callies
  • California Industry Updates Presented at Spring Citrus Meeting
    By Brian German The Spring Citrus Meeting held last week in Tulare County touched on several major issues growers are concerned with, and included presentations on best practices for managing citrus trees. The day began with important information related to Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) and the disease it causes, huanglongbing (HLB), which has been growing […]
    Daniel Cooper

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • More Peanut Export Numbers
    Tyron Spearman digs even deeper into the latest monthly report concerning peanut exports. More Peanut Export Numbers The post More Peanut Export Numbers appeared first on Southeast AgNET.
  • Conaway Pleased with House Passage of Farm Bill
    The U.S. House of Representatives did pass their version of the farm bill Thursday afternoon by a slim margin, 213-211. The second vote on the bill again received no support from House Democrats. But during a teleconference this morning, House Agriculture Chairman Michael Conaway of Texas said he looks forward to working with the Senate to deliver […]
  • Help Your Summer Garden Survive the Heat Wave
    We know what to do to protect ourselves from the high temperatures. Our plants in our gardens don’t. Cathy Isom has some ways to help your garden survive a heat wave. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Help Your Summer Garden Survive the Heat Wave If the blistering heat hasn’t hit your neck […]