Speaker Spotlight: Ute Albrecht

During the 2019 Citrus Expo seminar program, growers can expect to gain a wealth of knowledge and insight into the latest cutting-edge research pertaining to the citrus industry. Ute Albrecht, an assistant professor of plant physiology at the Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, will be presenting results from large-scale field evaluations of several rootstock cultivars. This research trial, funded … Read More

Meet Holly Bell at Citrus Expo

Ever since Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried appointed Holly Bell in February as the first director of cannabis for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, people have been curious about Bell’s background. Raised on an Indiana farm, Bell has been working in the cannabis industry for a number of years. She received her bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics … Read More

Citrus Expo: A Valuable Event for the Industry

Citrus Expo has proven to be a valuable event for growers and industry alike for 27 years and counting. Steve Smith, executive vice president of Gulf Citrus Growers Association is looking forward to seeing his members at the 2019 Citrus Expo. Smith believes that Citrus Expo serves as a beneficial event for Southwest Florida citrus growers. “The seminar sessions are … Read More

Introducing the New Florida FFA Officer Volunteers

For the past decade, Citrus Expo has partnered with Florida FFA. Citrus Expo, held in conjunction with the Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo (VSC Expo) this year, takes pride in providing a leadership opportunity for FFA officers to be able to network and connect with industry professionals. During the event, FFA officers get a firsthand look at how different sectors … Read More

HCCGA Excited About Citrus Expo

As Citrus Expo draws nearer, excitement is building among many, including Ray Royce, executive director of the Highlands Country Citrus Growers Association (HCCGA). Royce says he looks forward to Citrus Expo every year because it has proven to be the premier educational session for citrus growers, production managers and industry professionals across the state of Florida. He urges all Highlands … Read More

Introducing the Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo

Last year, AgNet Media incorporated vegetable and specialty crop seminars into the 28-year-old citrus event, Citrus Expo. The change was met with positive feedback from both growers and industry members. Therefore, AgNet Media decided to expand that side of the program and debut the Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo, which will be held in conjunction with Citrus Expo. The two … Read More

Register Now

Citrus Expo and the Vegetable & Specialty Crop Expo (VSC Expo) are quickly approaching, and growers can now register! AgNet Media, organizer of the combined event, is excited to bring the citrus, vegetable and specialty crop industries together. The two Expos will share a general session and a large trade show of more than 200 exhibitors. All growers are invited … Read More

Citrus Expo Seminar Planning Underway

Citrus Expo is just six months away, which means the planning process has started for the seminar program. Growers of citrus, vegetables and specialty crops will once again have the opportunity to earn continuing education units and Certified Crop Adviser credits at the event. Citrus Expo will kick off with a general session on top agricultural issues of importance to … Read More

Thank You for a Great 27th Citrus Expo!

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 27th annual 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 … Read More