Virtual Citrus Expo and VSC Expo See Great Success

For nearly three decades, Citrus Expo has been the premier event that growers turn to for the latest information and products to run a successful operation. Although the annual in-person event took a hiatus this year to ensure safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, the virtual event saw tremendous success.  “In these unprecedented times, it was important for us to find ways … Read More

Interact With Vendors Virtually During Expo

The Citrus Expo and Vegetable & Specialty Crop (VSC) Expo are right around the corner! Although the beloved annual event has transitioned to a virtual format this year due to COVID-19 safety concerns, growers will still get the same great Expo experience they are accustomed to. One of the most anticipated features of the event will be retuning in a … Read More

A Chance to Win a $200 Bass Pro Gift Card

The Citrus Expo and Vegetable & Specialty Crop Expo are coming to you this year! The popular annual events will be virtual to present information to growers in a safe way against the backdrop of COVID-19. Join us for the virtual event on Aug. 19–20 as we bring the citrus, vegetable and specialty crop (VSC) industries together in this new … Read More

Citrus Expo: Same Great Educational Sessions in a New Format

While coronavirus will prevent the citrus industry from gathering this year at Citrus Expo, it will not stop growers from getting the education they need. The “live” virtual portion of the 2020 Citrus Expo educational program will be held Aug. 19–20 and will include door prizes. If you’re lucky, you could walk away with one of four $200 Bass Pro … Read More

Expos Cancelled due to Changing COVID-19 Conditions

Although grower and exhibitor interest remains high, AgNet Media has cancelled the 2020 Citrus Expo and Vegetable & Specialty Crop Expo in the interest of public safety. For nearly three decades, Citrus Expo has been a tradition that growers look forward to each year. Unfortunately, that tradition will be on hiatus this year, due to the recent rapid escalation of … Read More

Citrus Expo/Vegetable & Specialty Crop Expo Set for August

The annual Citrus Expo/Vegetable & Specialty Crop Expo will be held as scheduled Aug. 12–13 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. A decision on holding the event was delayed due to concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic. Robin Loftin, president of the Expo host AgNet Media, assures that numerous safety measures will be implemented to keep attendees as … Read More

Thank You for a Record-Breaking Expo!

Dear Growers, Exhibitors, Industry Members and AgNet Media Friends: Wow! Saying a simple thank you to all of you is not nearly enough. This year’s grower turnout for the 28th annual Citrus Expo, now combined with the Vegetable & Specialty Crop (VSC) Expo, smashed all previous attendance records, as we at AgNet Media continue to read the road ahead and … Read More

Scenes From Expo 2019

The Citrus Expo and Vegetable & Specialty Crop (VSC) Expo hosted their biggest crowd ever during the combined event held Aug. 14–15 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. Kicking off Citrus Expo and VSC Expo was a general session addressing timely issues for all types of growers. Attendees gained knowledge on hemp, water issues and labor. … Read More

Speaker Spotlight: Julien Beuzelin

Silk flies continue to be the main pest management problem for South Florida’s sweet corn growers. Julien Beuzelin, assistant professor at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Everglades Research and Education Center (EREC), will be among the speakers at the Vegetable & Specialty Crop (VSC) Expo. He’ll discuss the dangers silk flies pose to South … Read More

Everything You Need to Know Before Expo

The Citrus Expo and Vegetable & Specialty Crop (VSC) Expo are right around the corner! In order to make the most of your experience, here’s everything you should know before you go. TRADE SHOW AGENDA Wednesday, Aug. 14 Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. Enjoy complimentary sausage and biscuits before walking the trade show floor. Ribs and beef hoppin’ … Read More