What’s New at Citrus Expo 2017

Planning for the 26th annual Citrus Expo is well underway. Gary Cooper, AgNet Media founder and president, is especially excited for this year’s event. Cooper says last year’s Expo will be hard to beat, but he feels the team has it under control. The Citrus Expo seminars are a huge part of what makes the Expo a great event to … Read More

Citrus Expo: A Great Place to Network

Attendees are preparing for the highly anticipated 2017 Citrus Expo. Ron Hamel, executive vice president of the Gulf Citrus Growers Association, views the Expo as a great opportunity to network within the citrus industry.         Citrus Expo will be held August 16–17 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. Pre-registration is now open! All … Read More

Citrus Industry Celebration Expected to be Bigger and Better

Ron Hamel, executive vice president of the Gulf Citrus Growers Association (GCGA), is gearing up for the annual Citrus Industry Celebration hosted by the GCGA. The event will be held on Wednesday night, August 16, on Florida Gulf Coast University’s campus in Alico Arena. Hamel says this year’s celebration is expected to be bigger and better than in the past … Read More

Invest in Our Future Farmers at Citrus Expo

Citrus Expo is proud to partner with Florida FFA for eight years and counting! Citrus Expo takes pride in providing a leadership opportunity for FFA members to be able to network and connect with industry professionals. Expo allows FFA members to get a first-hand look at how different parts of the agriculture industry can come together. The FFA was founded … Read More

HCCGA Eager for the 2017 Citrus Expo

Growers and industry leaders are gearing up for the 2017 Citrus Expo. The event takes place August 16–17 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. Ray Royce, executive director of the Highlands County Citrus Growers Association, is looking forward to this year’s Citrus Expo.   Pre-registration for the 2017 Citrus Expo is now open! All pre-registered growers … Read More

Summertime Is Citrus Expo Time

In summer, things tend to slow down a bit. The kids are out of school, families are taking vacations, and Florida’s citrus harvest has been completed for the season. But at AgNet Media, the pace is picking up as planning for Citrus Expo 2017 is in full force. Citrus Expo, the world’s premier citrus trade show and seminar program, will … Read More

Grower Survey on Bactericide Use

By Harold Browning Last year, the Citrus Research and Development Foundation partnered with AgNet Media to conduct a survey to obtain preliminary information on the use of the bactericides made available through Tree Health Section 18. The three products containing streptomycin or oxytetracycline are again available in 2017 through the recertification of Tree Health Section 18. The results of the … Read More

Citrus Expo 2017 Theme Announced

This year’s Citrus Expo seminar program theme is Challenge, Change and Opportunity. Michael Rogers, director of the Citrus Research and Education Center and key organizer of the Citrus Expo seminar program, gave some insight on the meaning behind the 2017 theme. “We’re going to be talking about the challenges regarding citrus greening and how growers need to change their programs … Read More

Thank You for Another Great Year

Dear Growers, Industry Members and Friends: On behalf of everyone at Citrus Expo, we would like to extend our appreciation to all attendees, exhibitors and sponsors of this year’s event. We are overwhelmed with the generosity and support from all levels of participants that joined us this year. The Citrus Expo Shindig, held on Wednesday night, allowed everyone to relax … Read More

Scenes from Citrus Expo’s Silver Anniversary

Citrus Expo 2016 Citrus growers and industry members turned out in full force for the 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo. They came seeking answers on citrus greening and other production challenges, as was evidenced by the large turnout at the “Now Is the Time” seminar program.