Speaker Spotlight: Phil Stansly

Phil Stansly, a professor of entomology with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, works on several different crops. That makes him a perfect fit for both the citrus session and the vegetable and specialty crop session. Citrus Seminar – A Focus on Asian Citrus Psyllids Stansly says that he has … Read More

Miss Florida Citrus Excited About Citrus Expo

The 2018 Miss Florida Citrus, Megan Price, is excited to attend Citrus Expo in August. Price, who was crowned Miss Florida Citrus in March, is proud to have grown up in LaBelle surrounded by citrus and other agricultural commodities. She views her Miss Florida Citrus title as an opportunity to give back to her community and to the citrus industry. … Read More

Citrus Expo Announces Exciting New Expansion

Recognized as one of the biggest agricultural trade show and seminar events in Florida, Citrus Expo is about to get even bigger. For the first time in the event’s 27-year history, vegetable and specialty crop growers are invited to attend. Citrus Expo takes place Aug. 15–16 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. Growers can pre-register for … Read More

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