Speaker Spotlight: Johnson on Managing Citrus Canker

Continuing with our weekly “Speaker Spotlights,” Evan Johnson, research assistant scientist at the Citrus Research and Education Center, is this week’s featured Citrus Expo presenter. Johnson will be giving an update on managing citrus canker. His presentation will mainly cover how to manage fruit drop on sweet oranges that can be caused by citrus canker early in the season. His … Read More

Speaker Spotlight: Morgan on BMPs

Kelly Morgan, from the University of Florida’s Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, will be giving a seminar called “BMPs: new regulations and compliance issues” at the 2016 Citrus Expo. Morgan says that citrus growers have recognized the need for best management practices (BMPs) and have adopted them well into their programs. He says that with citrus greening, there have … Read More

Speaker Spotlight: Rollins on Citrus Black Spot

In this week’s “Speaker Spotlight,” Jeff Rollins, associate professor with University of Florida’s Department of Plant Pathology, discusses his 2016 Citrus Expo seminar topic. Rollins will be presenting an update on citrus black spot in Florida. He says that his seminar will focus a lot on how research is being done to understand the life cycle of the black spot … Read More

Speaker Spotlight: Vashisth on HLB Management

The 25th year of Citrus Expo will definitely be one for the books. With a large crowd expected, booths of all sorts and a celebratory shindig, this year’s event definitely won’t disappoint. In addition to the fun, there are plenty of informative seminars scheduled for attendees. Among the many great speakers at this year’s event will be Tripti Vashisth, assistant … Read More

Help Fight HLB, Take the Bactericide Survey

The Citrus Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) has selected AgNet Media, owner of Citrus Expo and Citrus Industry magazine, to administer a grower survey on bactericide use. CRDF is asking that all Florida citrus growers participate in the survey so that the industry can gain a better understanding of how these products are being used against HLB. Three commercial bactericide … Read More

You Could Win This Backyard Smoker!

This year’s annual Florida FFA fundraiser will be bigger and better than ever before! Citrus Expo attendees and exhibitors are invited to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win valuable prizes while supporting an excellent organization. One of the prizes will be this backyard smoker, donated by Hays-LTI. Florida FFA state officers will be selling tickets during the trade … Read More

Speaker Spotlight: Sparks on Incentives

The 25th Citrus Expo has many exciting things lined up for its silver anniversary. One of those is an excellent selection of seminar speakers to provide the Florida citrus industry with the latest research and information it needs to know. Mike Sparks, CEO of Florida Citrus Mutual, will be conducting a seminar on replanting incentive opportunities. “In the last couple … Read More

Get the Most From Your Time at Citrus Expo 2016

Get the most out of your experience at the 2016 Citrus Expo. Connect with us on Twitter and Facebook during the show to get live updates and announcements. Share your photos and videos from Citrus Expo and be sure to hashtag them #CitrusExpo16. #citrusexpo16 Tweets

Calling All Citrus Expo Veterans!

Have you participated in EVERY Citrus Expo since the event began in 1992? If so, we want to hear your stories and memories! Contact Ernie Neff at Ernie@AgNetMedia.com by Wednesday, June 22, to be included in a special article on Citrus Expo veterans who have attended the show every year. We welcome responses from both attendees and exhibitors.

Citrus Expo Seminars Announced

2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo, and growers will not want to miss this year’s seminar program, themed “Now Is the Time.” Topics to be addressed include HLB management, incentive opportunities, bactericide use and more. See the seminar schedule. The Citrus Expo seminar program is scheduled to take place August 17-18 at the Lee Civic Center in North … Read More