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RSS News From Citrus Industry Magazine

  • Soil and Water pH Play a Key Part in Nutrition
    By Tripti Vashisth, Davie Kadyampakeni and Lushan Ghimire In the past few years, horticultural citrus grove management practices have changed significantly in Florida. It is a common observation across the state that huanglongbing (HLB)-affected trees respond well to complete and balanced nutrition programs. Therefore, citrus growers are currently focusing on intensive management of irrigation and […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Grove Border Control for Psyllids
    Controlling HLB-spreading Asian citrus psyllids along grove borders can be part of a cost-efficient psyllid control program, says University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences entomologist Lukasz Stelinski. “Psyllids are found in borders in much greater frequencies than any other place within the grove,” Stelinski says. “This is a place that they congregate […]
    Ernie Neff
  • What Will Come from Brazil?
    By Marcos Fava Neves On the supply side, Florida expects 77 million boxes of oranges this season. Valencias account for 46 million boxes, while non-Valencia represent 31 million boxes. With reports of smaller fruit, these figures may drop before the end of the processing season. SEASON STATUSIn general, the Florida weather has been favorable this […]
    Tacy Callies

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Argentina Peanut Harvest Starting
    Harvest of the Argentina peanut crop, a major competitor to U.S. producers, is underway. Tyron Spearman has the story. The post Argentina Peanut Harvest Starting appeared first on Southeast AgNET.
  • Cover Crops That Take the Heat
    USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Plant Materials Centers (PMCs) in the Southeast are gathering data on different types of cover crops that landowners can use during the summer months. Many of us may think of cover crops as being planted after a cash crop is harvested in the fall. But there are some cash […]
  • Commissioner Nikki Fried Releases Hurricane Michael Video: “America’s Forgotten Disaster”
    Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried released a new mini-documentary video entitled “America’s Forgotten Disaster,” highlighting the destruction and consequences of Hurricane Michael, with a focus on forestry and timber. The video documents Commissioner Fried’s tours of Panhandle communities devastated by Hurricane Michael, features visually powerful reminders of the damage to forests and timber farms and the looming […]