Thank You for a Great Citrus Expo 2017

Dear Growers, Industry Members and Friends: On behalf of everyone at Citrus Expo, we extend our sincere appreciation for the effort from all exhibitors, sponsors and guests at the 2017 Citrus Expo. As you may be aware, Citrus Expo has been an integral part of Citrus Industry magazine for more than a quarter century, and each relies on the other … Read More

Florida FFA and Citrus Expo: A Productive Partnership

The Florida Future Farmers of America’s (FFA) involvement with Citrus Expo has been occurring for about 10 years, says Ronnie Simmons, executive director of the Florida FFA. Simmons attended the 2017 Citrus Expo earlier this month, along with the six Florida FFA state officers who helped with every aspect of the event. “This is a good opportunity for FFA to … Read More

Miss Florida Citrus Reflects on 2017 Citrus Expo

Miss Florida Citrus, Rachel Smith, attended the 2017 Citrus Expo in North Fort Myers, Florida. The event gave her the opportunity to meet citrus industry members and interact with them. “Just in my short time of having this title, I’ve met some incredible people that really care about the citrus industry,” Smith says. She said she enjoyed getting to meet … Read More

Scenes from Citrus Expo 2017

Citrus Expo 2017 had its biggest crowd yet as growers and citrus industry professionals came together to mingle and hear the latest research on citrus greening. Attendees were able to delve in to the “Challenge, Change and Opportunity” of the citrus industry during the seminar program. The trade show hall was always busy as exhibitors showcased their best products to … Read More

Ag Secretary Perdue Gains Optimism About Citrus Industry at Citrus Expo

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited Citrus Expo on August 16. During his visit, he held a listening session alongside Congressman Tom Rooney and citrus industry professionals. The main topic during the session was citrus greening and the importance of research to combat the devastating disease. Growers and industry leaders spoke about the challenges of the Florida citrus industry. … Read More

Citrus Expo Wraps Up Another Successful Show

Attendees, exhibitors and sponsors made the 2017 Citrus Expo a resounding success! Held in North Fort Myers, Florida, on August 16–17, Citrus Expo attracted a record number of citrus industry professionals from around the globe. The attendance of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Congressman Tom Rooney on the first day of the show created quite a buzz. Perdue … Read More

A Wealth of Reasons to Attend Citrus Expo

Conducting business, continuing education and connecting with colleagues are just a few of the reasons that citrus industry professionals from around the world will attend Citrus Expo on August 16–17 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. Need more reasons to attend? There are plenty: Citrus Expo features a sold-out trade show of indoor and outdoor exhibitors … Read More

Speaker Spotlight: Jawwad Qureshi

Jawwad Qureshi, assistant professor of entomology and nematology at the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, will be speaking on management of Asian citrus psyllids at the 2017 Citrus Expo. Qureshi’s talk will cover conventional management systems compared to organic production systems, which are being studied in large-scale citrus groves. He says it is important to plan for … Read More

Connect with Us at #CitrusExpo17

You will not want to miss out on a minute of Citrus Expo 2017! Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for live updates during the event. Don’t forget to post your photos and videos from Citrus Expo with the hashtag #CitrusExpo17.      

Citrus Expo Opens a Week from Today!

Citrus growers, vendors and industry professionals are looking forward to gathering on Wednesday, August 16 at 8:00 a.m. at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers. That’s when the doors officially open to the 2017 Citrus Expo trade show, the biggest and best annual gathering of citrus industry members in the United States. There are only a few days … Read More