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RSS News From Citrus Industry Magazine

  • Expo Focus: ‘What Growers Can Do Now’
    Many of the citrus presentations featured on the first day of Citrus Expo, Aug. 18, will focus on “what growers can do now” to keep groves productive, Michael Rogers reports. Rogers, director of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ (UF/IFAS) Citrus Research and Education Center, offers what he calls “a 30,000-foot […]
    Ernie Neff
  • Making Sense of Biologicals – Biofertilizers: Improving Nutrition in Citrus Trees
    Citrus greening disease appears to be a problem for the foreseeable future for Florida growers. But what if growers could improve nutrition so trees could better cope with the disease? Scientists at Douglas Plant Health believe biofertilizers have that capability. “Think about it from a human health standpoint,” says Marcus Jones, vice president of research […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Cover Crops Promising, But …
    Scientist Sarah Strauss has learned some interesting and promising things about the use of cover crops in Southwest Florida citrus over the past 2.5 years. But the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher has not yet found that cover crops provide what growers seek most — increased yields. Use of the […]
    Ernie Neff

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Livestock Market Report Week Ending 7-30-2021
    Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended July 30, 2021, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week ending July 30, 2021, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 17,100 head compared […]
  • Seven Georgia Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas
    This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. Emergency loans can be used to meet various recovery needs including the replacement of essential items such as equipment or livestock, reorganization of a farming […]
  • Peanut Market Update
    Tyron Spearman has this week’s peanut market update. The post Peanut Market Update appeared first on Southeast AgNET.