Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo Returns to Live Format

AgNet Media is looking forward to reuniting the grower community in-person at the Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo. The annual event, which took place virtually last year, is returning to the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida, on Aug. 18–19, 2021. Preregistration is available until Aug. 12 at CitrusExpo.net or by calling 352-671-1909. Onsite registration will also …

Getting in Shape for Expo

Unlike growers who work hard in the grove or field much of the day, AgNet Media employees have pretty cushy desk jobs. Staff journalists write and tell stories for print, web, radio and social media platforms. Sales and business development managers get advertisers’ messages on those same platforms; they also line up exhibitors for the annual Citrus, Vegetable & Specialty …

Five Reasons to Attend

There are several reasons you won’t want to miss the Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo on Aug. 18–19 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. The Most Comprehensive Educational Program Yet The Expo prides itself on bringing the latest research to growers. Whether you’re a large-acreage production farmer or grow on a small scale, every attendee …

HCCGA Looking Forward to Expo

Anticipation for the 2021 Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo is rising for many, including Ray Royce, executive director of the Highlands Country Citrus Growers Association (HCCGA). “Growers in our area always look forward to the Expo because it gives them a great opportunity to attend a very well organized and thought-out group of seminar sessions, visit the trade show …

Expo Show Director Excited for What’s to Come

The 2021 Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo is right around the corner, and the Expo staff is busy putting the final plans in place. Josh McGill, show director, is especially excited to bring the industry back together for another incredible event. As the largest annual seminar and trade show event of its kind in all of Florida agriculture, the …

Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

The 2021 Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo is quickly approaching! In order to make the most of your experience, here’s everything you should know before you go. TRADE SHOW AGENDA Wednesday, Aug. 18 Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. Enjoy complimentary sausage and biscuits before walking the trade show floor. Lunch will be served at 12:10 p.m. on …

Reconnect at the Networking Reception

The networking reception at the Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo is sure to be a highlight of the event. Josh McGill, show director, believes the reception provides the perfect opportunity for growers and exhibitors to make personal connections and reconnect face to face. The reception became a tradition at the 25th annual Citrus Expo with the “Citrus Expo Shindig.” Since …

Funding the Future of Agriculture at Expo

One of the purposes of the Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo is to bring together industry members. This includes showing agriculture students career opportunities in the industry.  Florida FFA Association officers has been a staple of service at Expo for the past decade. The Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo takes pride in providing a leadership opportunity for FFA …

Take a Sneak Peek at the Vegetable and Specialty Crop Educational Program

In 2018, AgNet Media debuted the Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo, held alongside the time-honored Citrus Expo. Each year since, AgNet Media and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) have worked together to deliver a dynamic educational program for growers of all kinds. Paired with a powerful trade show, the 2021 vegetable and specialty crop …

GCGA Looks Forward to Uniting Industry at Expo

While the agriculture industry has shown incredible ingenuity amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, there is simply no substitute for the face-to-face contact that the Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo provides. Steve Smith, executive vice president of Gulf Citrus Growers Association (GCGA), is looking forward to seeing his members at the annual event. “The Expo is truly all about unity. When …