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RSS News From Citrus Industry Magazine

  • Give the Gift of Citrus This Holiday Season
    By Ruth Borger Sending boxes of Florida citrus across the country to friends and family during the holidays is a beloved tradition. But it is important to work with a certified grower/gift shipper as it is illegal in Florida for individuals to send citrus via the mail or delivery services. You can find a list […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Texas Mexfly Quarantine Established
    Effective Nov. 5, 2020, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) established a Mexican fruit fly quarantine in Lasara, Willacy County, Texas. The pest is commonly referred to as Mexfly. APHIS, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is applying safeguarding measures and restrictions on the interstate […]
    Ernie Neff
  • New Uruguayan Citrus Varieties for Licensing
    The Uruguayan Citrus Consortium has issued an international call for licensing several new mandarin and orange varieties for their evaluation, development, production and commercialization in North America and/or the Mediterranean Basin. The mandarins are F7P3, F4P7, F3P8 and F2P3. The oranges are NVA033, NVA036 and SELP100. An exclusive license is being offered for a period […]
    Ernie Neff

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Deadline Approaching for Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by COVID-19
    FSA Staff Standing by to Help (USDA/FSA) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) by Dec. 11, 2020. This program provides direct relief to producers facing market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. “With over […]
  • APHIS Reopens Comment Period on Request to Produce FMD Vaccine
    (USDA/APHIS) — In July 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) sought public comment on a petition from a vaccine manufacturer seeking approval to produce foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine consisting of a modified non-infectious and non-transmissible strain of the virus on the U.S. mainland. Today (12/1/2020), APHIS is […]
  • Updated Peanut Numbers as Harvest Wraps Up
    As peanut harvest is close to wrapping up in most areas, Tyron Spearman runs through some numbers of interest. The post Updated Peanut Numbers as Harvest Wraps Up appeared first on Southeast AgNET.