Category: Agriculture

UF/IFAS to help replant 100,000 blueberry bushes downed by Hurricane Irma

Who:    Volunteers who want to help a major Florida blueberry grower recover from Hurricane Irma: University of Florida students in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension agents, researchers, 4-H youth and local residents. What:    Hurricane… Read More

Hurricane Irma Impact: Florida’s Nursery and Landscape Industry Suffers Significant Loss

For Immediate Release Contacts: Ben Bolusky, FNGLA’s Chief Executive Officer Jennifer Nelis, FNGLA’s Director of Communications & Public Relations Phone: 407-295-7994 | 800.375.3642 Email: bbolusky@fngla.org; jnelis@fngla.org As Hurricane Irma ripped through the state, Florida’s plant and tree nurseries… Read More

Citrus Greening Disease

Citrus Greening Disease A bacterial disease that has affected all varieties of citrus in Florida is something called citrus greening. This pathogen blocks the nutrient carrying tissue in the tree and results in poor tasting, misshapen fruit and… Read More