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RSS News From Citrus Industry Magazine

  • California Reports Two Citrus Pests
    The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program in California recently detected sweet orange scab (SOS) in new areas of the state. Additionally, an unofficial lime swallowtail butterfly (LSB) sample was identified from Los Angeles County, and several LSB sightings have been reported in Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo counties. SWEET ORANGE SCABSOS is a […]
    Ernie Neff
  • Sneak Peek: July 2021 Citrus Industry
    Growers looking for advice on the subjects of rootstocks and varieties will find several pertinent articles in the July issue of Citrus Industry magazine. According to University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) citrus breeder Jude Grosser, Orie and Louise Lee (OLL) oranges are giving Valencias a run for their money. He […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Varieties for the Indian River Region
    In response to HLB, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) citrus breeding program is focused on developing improved varieties and rootstocks for sustainable and profitable production. Rootstock and scion performance trials have been established throughout the state. UF/IFAS citrus breeder Fred Gmitter touched on some of the experimental trials being […]
    Ashley Robinson

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Commissioner Nikki Fried Announces 2021 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award Winners
    (Tallahassee, Fla./June 23, 2021) — Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced winners for the 2021 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award. Award recipients come from different parts of Florida’s agricultural industry, but they all share a commitment to protecting and preserving Florida’s resources while producing commodities that keep our food supply and economy strong. “Two-thirds of Florida’s […]
  • Assistance Helps Florida Farmers and Ranchers Conserve Natural Resources
    Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until September 1, 2021 for financial and technical assistance through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). While applications for EQIP are accepted on a continuous basis, funding selections are typically made once a year and this is for fiscal year 2022 funding. Through EQIP, ag landowners […]
  • ADAI Accepting Century, Heritage and Bicentennial Farm Applications
    The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) is accepting applications for their annual Century & Heritage Farm and Bicentennial Farm programs. ADAI created these programs to help recognize and celebrate family farms that have significantly impacted Alabama history and agriculture. A Century Farm is one that has been in the same family continuously for […]