Speaker Spotlight: Christopher Vincent

Managing the Asian citrus psyllid that spreads citrus greening disease has become a crucial but difficult task. In the 2018 Citrus Expo seminar program, Christopher Vincent, an assistant professor with the University of Florida (UF), will present his latest research on psyllid management in Florida groves. Vincent has been studying the use of kaolin clays, as they are currently marketed … Read More

Help Fund the Future of Ag at Citrus Expo

For nine years and counting, Citrus Expo has partnered with Florida FFA. Citrus Expo takes pride in providing a leadership opportunity for FFA officers to be able to network and connect with industry professionals. At Citrus Expo, FFA officers get a firsthand look at how different sectors of the agriculture industry come together. The FFA was founded by young farmers … Read More

Citrus Expo: Bringing the Industry Together for 27 Years

The 27th annual Citrus Expo is the perfect place to bring the industry together. Steve Smith, executive director of the Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Association, is looking forward to seeing his fellow industry members during the event. Citrus Expo will take place on August 15–16, nearly one year since Hurricane Irma tore through Florida’s citrus belt. Smith believes that … Read More

Citrus Expo Welcomes Vegetable and Specialty Crop Growers!

This year, AgNet Media is excited to invite vegetable and specialty crop growers to Citrus Expo, which is set to take place August 15–16 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. AgNet Media Founder and President Gary Cooper believes this industry will feel right at home at one of the largest grower events in Florida. Since Citrus … Read More

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