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RSS News From Citrus Industry Magazine

  • Florida’s Aldicarb Decision Challenged
    Amid arguments about the troubled citrus industry and the health of farmworkers, a chemical company is challenging a state decision to block aldicarb, a pesticide that could help fight citrus greening disease. AgLogic Chemical, LLC filed an administrative challenge on May 11, about three weeks after the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Mexican Lemon Sector Sets Sights on Asia
    By Francisco Seva Rivadulla The Mexican lemon sector is betting on the diversification of international markets and has its sights set on the Asian market. Oliver Huesmann, director of Fruit Consulting and expert in the Asian market, says lemons have possibilities in all Asian countries. “What is needed is a promotion of this Mexican product […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Citrus Crop Forecast Has Small Changes
    Reductions in the projected Florida grapefruit and tangerine/tangelo crops were the only changes in the May 12 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) citrus crop forecast. USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reduced Florida’s grapefruit crop projection by 2%, to 4.2 million boxes, down from 4.3 million boxes in April. The total 100,000-box reduction was in […]
    Ernie Neff

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Purchasing Power: USDA to Buy $159.4 Million in Multiple Programs
    WASHINGTON, May 13, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is helping multiple agricultural programs with a $159.4 million purchase. It announced on Thursday it will purchase $159.4 million domestically produced seafood, fruits, legumes, and nuts for distribution to a variety of domestic food assistance programs, including charitable institutions. This is one of many […]
  • Latest U.S. Drought Monitor Update
    Except for a small part of South Florida and portions of South Carolina and North Carolina, the Southeast has sufficient moisture, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Georgia and Alabama received enough rainfall this past week to where there are no parts of either state that are abnormally dry. The only part of Florida that […]
  • How to Deal with Sawflies in Your Garden
    How to deal with Sawflies in your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Sawflies are pests that are related to wasps. They deposit eggs into plants that eventually hatch into larvae and eat away at your garden. The larvae measure 1/2 inch long and are greenish-black, long, slim, and look like a […]