HCCGA Looking Forward to Citrus Expo

Citrus Expo planning is in full force. As the event draws nearer, excitement is rising. Ray Royce, executive director of the Highlands Country Citrus Growers Association (HCCGA), says he is looking forward to Citrus Expo because it has proven to be the premier citrus event for growers, production managers and others affiliated with the industry. Royce says Citrus Expo is … Read More

Meet the Citrus Expo Team

Every year, the Citrus Expo team convenes in North Fort Myers to produce Florida’s largest agricultural trade show and seminar event. This is the group charged with making sure attendees and exhibitors have the best possible experience at Citrus Expo. The team is excited to meet you in August, but here is a chance to meet the team! The 27th … Read More

Citrus Expo Pre-registration Is Open

Growers can now pre-register to attend the premier citrus event of the year! Citrus Expo takes place Aug. 15–16 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers. At the event, growers will get updates on cutting-edge research and have a great opportunity to mingle with vendors and industry leaders. AgNet Media is pleased to invite vegetable and specialty crop … Read More

Mark Your Calendar: It’s Citrus Expo Time

Summertime is approaching, which means Citrus Expo planning is underway! Citrus Expo, the world’s premier citrus trade show and seminar program, will take place August 15–16 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. AgNet Media is excited to invite vegetable and specialty crop growers to the event this year. For the first time in Citrus Expo’s 27-year … Read More

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