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RSS News From Citrus Industry Magazine

  • All In For Citrus Podcast Has Big HLB News
    The September episode of the All In For Citrus podcast is a special edition focused on one subject. University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) researchers have identified a breakthrough treatment for huanglongbing (HLB) that greatly reduces the effects of the disease. Michael Rogers, director of the Citrus Research and Education Center, […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Soaring Costs for California Citrus Growers
    A report issued by California Citrus Mutual (CCM) says that COVID-19 and now a devastating drought have resulted in staggering increases in costs for citrus growers, with only a minimal price correction in the market. Additionally, earlier this year, some growers in Ventura and San Diego counties reported losses due to a severe storm that uprooted […]
    Len Wilcox
  • Irrigation and Nutrient Management BMPs
    A Citrus Expo presentation about best management practices (BMPs) focused on what growers should be doing now in their irrigation and nutrient management programs. The presentation noted that current BMPs were developed prior to HLB’s discovery in Florida in 2005, and that studies are underway to revise the citrus BMPs for nitrogen and phosphorus. The […]
    Ernie Neff

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 9-17-2021
    Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended September 17, 2021, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week ending Sep 17, 2021, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 16,500 head compared […]
  • Irrigation and Nutrient Management BMPs
    A Citrus Expo presentation about best management practices (BMPs) focused on what growers should be doing now in their irrigation and nutrient management programs. The presentation noted that current BMPs were developed prior to HLB’s discovery in Florida in 2005, and that studies are underway to revise the citrus BMPs for nitrogen and phosphorus. The […]
  • What Farmers Need To Know About Disaster Assistance
    Natural disasters can devastate family farms, wreaking havoc on infrastructure and affecting crops and livestock. An economist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) said the most significant threats come from hurricanes and their aftereffects. “The nature of their job means that farmers face inherent risks,” said Adam Rabinowitz, who is also an Auburn University […]

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