Top Stories

RSS News From Citrus Industry Magazine

  • Citrus Group Objects to New Rules for Pesticide Use Near Schools
    Over industry objections, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is continuing its effort to create new regulations for the use of agricultural pesticides near school sites and licensed child day care facilities. A recently published revision included changes made due to input received during public review. This revision did not go far enough to […]
    Len Wilcox
  • Captain, We Have a Problem: the Juice Stocks!
    By Marcos Fava Neves  The new figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture released in March showed a small drop in the Florida orange estimate from 70 million to 67 million boxes. In February, the Brazilian orange estimate announced by Fundecitrus stayed the same, at approximately 244 million boxes. Oranges in Brazil currently contain a […]
    Kelsey Fry
  • What Growers Say and Hear at Mutual Meetings
    Florida Citrus Mutual has been cooking for its grower members, hearing what’s on their minds and telling what the association is doing for them at area meetings this spring. At a recent meeting in Bartow, Mutual CEO Mike Sparks summarized what growers are talking about, and what Mutual is telling the growers. “The entire citrus […]
    Ernie Neff

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Weekly Livestock Market Report
    Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending April 22nd, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended April 22nd, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 11,100 head compared to 13,219 last week and […]
  • National Dairy FARM Program Releases Environmental Stewardship Reference Manual to Celebrate Earth Day
    The National Dairy FARM Program has released its Environmental Stewardship Continuous Improvement Reference Manual in cooperation with the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy. Released in celebration of Earth Day, the guide provides a comprehensive suite of on-farm management practices to reduce a farm’s environmental footprint and improve its profitability. Specifically, the manual features a detailed […]
  • RFA Celebrates Earth Day 2017
    by Emily Druckman, RFA Communications Manager This Saturday marks the 48th celebration of Earth Day. Inspired by the vision of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, Earth Day continues to demonstrate our support for environmental protection and now is celebrated in over 193 countries. Representing producers of the cleanest source of fuel on the planet, […]