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

Florida FFA Fundraiser

Citrus Expo is proud to partner with Florida FFA for seven years and counting! This is the only citrus event that invites Florida FFA state officers for direct participation, and about the only exposure these future leaders get each year to the citrus industry. The officers who volunteer at Expo are newly elected each year in June at the Florida … Read More

Citrus Expo Shindig, 25th Anniversary Event

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Citrus Expo, AgNet Media invites you to participate in our Citrus Expo Shindig! It’s our way of saying “thank you” to all of the attendees and exhibitors who have contributed to Citrus Expo’s success over the years. The party will be Wednesday, August 17,  at Lee Civic Center from 4:30 p.m. till 6:30 p.m. in … Read More

2016 Citrus Expo Theme: Now Is the Time

When the planning committee considered ideas for this year’s Citrus Expo seminar program theme, much was being discussed about the unique timing of the industry right now. While growers, the scientific community and the industry at large are still grappling with the HLB challenge, progress continues on several fronts to bring answers for growers as they contemplate what they should … Read More

Grower Participation Needed for Short Bactericide Survey

It has been approximately two months since the crisis declaration was issued that allows Florida citrus growers to use bactericides to combat HLB. Three commercial products containing the two active ingredients, streptomycin and oxytetracycline, are available for use. Growers are implementing season-long plans for application of these materials to suppress HLB. A range of options exist for use of these … Read More