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The University of Florida IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center has a new way for you to receive the latest news from our researchers and faculty! The UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center blog is now available at… Read More

Lessons Learned While Conducting Rootstock Field Trials

This blog is authored by:   Bill Castle,  professor emeritus, UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center Fred Gmitter, professor, UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center Jude Grosser, professor, UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center           “The… Read More

Coming attraction: Florida finger limes could be a new addition to your grocery citrus aisle

By RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — Sweet oranges. Ruby red grapefruit. Sugar Belle mandarins. When one thinks of Florida citrus, these fruits immediately come to mind. But finger limes? A University of Florida Institute of Food and… Read More

UF/IFAS scientist uses work lessons to succeed in new home working environment

By RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — University of Florida scientist Christopher Vincent is used to working with the unknown to learn new grove management practices. As a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences plant… Read More

University of Florida researchers find promising new treatment in fight to beat citrus greening

By RUTH BORGER GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have discovered another possible solution to the plague of citrus greening that is impacting Florida’s citrus groves.  This new information adds to the growing portfolio of knowledge that… Read More

New Report Features Federally Funded UF/IFAS Citrus Research that Provides Economic Boost

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences citrus and horticultural faculty are featured in “Innovation to Profit,” recently published by the Supporters of Agricultural Research Foundation (SoAR). The report explores how federally funded agricultural research strengthens… Read More

Honor Frontliners during National OJ Day May 4, 2020

By Michael E. Rogers Professor and Center Director UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center Florida processes more orange juice than any state in the union. It produces more orange juice that any other country in the world except… Read More

Updated citrus nutrition guide helps growers deal with greening

Florida citrus growers hit hard by the citrus greening disease can benefit from UF/IFAS expertise in an updated book — the third edition of the Nutrition of Florida Citrus Trees. Greening, known scientifically as huanglongbing (HLB) has caused… Read More

UF/IFAS faculty and Extension agents working hard to deliver for the citrus industry

By RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, Fla., — While the scenery may have changed, the work remains the same for the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences citrus faculty and Extension agents. “The coronavirus pandemic has… Read More

COVID-19 and food safety: Fact and fiction for food production and disinfection

By Ruth Borger LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — Consumers are being bombarded with tips for what to do with their groceries during the coronavirus crisis.  Leave them in the garage for three days? Wash the produce with soapy water?… Read More