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Citrus Freeze Damage: Symptoms and Recovery


January 26, 2018

Citrus trees are evergreen, never become fully dormant and cannot withstand temperatures as low as those tolerated by deciduous trees. However, citrus trees can become preconditioned or acclimated to cool air temperatures that occur in late ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus, Cold, Cold Protection, Freeze, Freeze Damge, Recovery, Symptoms

Cold Protection of Florida Citrus: Microsprinkler Irrigation


January 25, 2018

Millions of boxes of fruit and thousands of acres of citrus trees have been lost in freezes and frosts. More than nearly any other factor, freezes have caused some of the most dramatic changes in fruit supply, availability, and price. Thus, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus, Cold, Cold Protection, Freeze, Grove, Protection

Can you grow a coconut palm in Charlotte County?


January 22, 2018

By Ralph E. Mitchell Can you grow a coconut palm in Charlotte County? The short answer is both “yes” and “no”. While this magnificent symbol of the tropics makes a wonderful landscape feature in some places, it is marginal at best ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Bud Rots, Category II Invasive Plant, Coconut Palm, Cocos Nucifera, Lethal Yellowing, Scale Insects, Whiteflies

Fresh Access Bucks: Farmers Markets and SNAP Unite


January 11, 2018

Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers' approach to addressing food access, affordability and nutrition education is unique in that it works with the full food system from producer to consumer. With almost five years of experience ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: EBT, Farmer's Market, Fruits, Health, Nutriton, SNAP, Vegetables

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