Show Support for Florida FFA

Last week, a new state officer team was elected to serve Florida FFA. These seven individuals have worked hard for years to prepare for this opportunity. The 2023–24 Florida FFA officer team is: The officer team will be joining AgNet Media in Tampa for the Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo. The Expo is one of the first big events the …

Opportunities for Vegetable and Specialty Crop Growers

Specialty Crop growers won’t want to miss this year’s Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo! The event, which originally focused solely on citrus, expanded its educational sessions five years ago to include specialty crops. Each year, AgNet Media has continued to grow that side of the event. With the new venue this year, the Expo aims to bring specialty crop growers …

Seminar Schedule Highlights

This year, the Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo will be in a new location but with the same great traditions of learning and networking. The two-day event will provide educational seminars for commercial growers and industry members. Seminar sessions will be held both days, including a general session and concurrent citrus and vegetable/specialty crop sessions. The seminar planning committee has …

Miss Florida Citrus to Attend Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo

The 2023 Miss Florida Citrus, Casana Fink, will be attending this year’s Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo in Tampa. Fink says what she looks forward to most at Expo is everyone in the industry getting together. “I’ve been able to attend a lot of events where there would be growers or researchers, and a fraction of the citrus industry would …

Win a Custom BBQ Smoker!

The Florida FFA Association is gathering next week in Orlando for its state convention. Students will celebrate the past year’s achievements while developing leadership skills and personal growth. At the end of the convention, a new team of state officers will be elected. These officers will serve as volunteers at the 2023 Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo in Tampa. The …

New Location, New Memories

The Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo is two months away! This year, growers will gather in Tampa on Aug. 16–17 for Florida’s largest agricultural trade show. The new Expo location is exciting news for many, including Ray Royce, Highlands County Citrus Growers Association executive director. “The Florida State Fairgrounds is at a crossroads of many major highways, making it easily …

Preregistration Is Now Open!

The Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo is back! This year, the Expo will take place at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. The Expo will follow the same format but in a new location. The venue offers plenty of space to host the Expo’s trade show and educational programs. The fairgrounds have long been allied with agriculture, hosting events for …

New Venue for the Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo

We have good news to share. AgNet Media has secured a new location for the Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo. The event will take place at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. The facilities offer ample space and are well-suited to host the Expo.  It was unfortunate that the Lee Civic Center closed, but as the saying goes: The show …

Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo Draws Growers From Near and Far

By Frank Giles Nearly 1,000 attendees gathered in North Fort Myers last week for the Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo. In its 30th year, the event drew growers from Florida and beyond to learn about the latest in production techniques and to see what’s new from industry suppliers on the trade show floor. A few growers from international locations like …

What You Need to Know Before You Go

The Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo is only a week away. As exhibitors, attendees and speakers prepare to head to Fort Myers, we want to make sure you have everything you need to know to make the most of your time there. Are You Preregistered? The last chance to register is Friday, Aug. 12. While you can register on site, …