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  • CRB, CCM Asks Citrus Industry to Help Niland
    The California Citrus Research Board (CRB) and California Citrus Mutual (CCM) are calling for help for the fire-ravaged town of Niland, near the Salton Sea in Southern California. Niland is a very small desert town that was home to many agricultural workers who worked in citrus groves in the region. One person died. Some 40 […]
    Len Wilcox
  • Rootstock Effects on Valencia and Hamlin in Large-Scale Commercial Plantings
    By Ute Albrecht, Sudip Kunwar and Jude Grosser Prior to 1865, the only rootstocks used in Florida were sour orange and sweet orange. Use of grafted trees instead of seedling trees became necessary because of the devastating effects of phytophthora on sweet orange. Sour orange was widely used as a rootstock because of its resistance […]
    Tacy Callies
  • IRCL Names President, Discusses Grove Trial
    The Indian River Citrus League (IRCL) recently named a new president and provided an update on a large grapefruit trial. The new IRCL president is Daniel Scott. He succeeds Pat Schirard, who served two terms. Before being selected president, Scott served as chairman of the IRCL production committee. Scott is a third-generation citrus grower and […]
    Ernie Neff

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Peanut Market Update
    Tyron Spearman has this week’s peanut market update. The post Peanut Market Update appeared first on Southeast AgNET.
  • Florida Receives $440,000 in USDA Farm to School Grant Funds
    Tallahassee, Fla. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced it will award $440,913 to six Florida-based recipients for the Farm to School Grant program. The Florida awardees include the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) and its direct support organization Florida Agriculture in the Classroom. USDA Farm to School Grants support […]
  • USDA Announces Initial Purchase of Vaccine for National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced the initial purchase of vaccine for the National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank (NAVVCB). APHIS will invest $27.1 million in foot-and-mouth disease vaccine, which the agency would use in the event of an outbreak to protect animals and help […]