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Extension Cord: Backyard Citrus w/ Dr. Juanita Popenoe


January 1, 2021

When someone thinks about Florida they think of citrus. In fact, Citrus is one of Florida's largest industries and many homeowners have backyard citrus. Although Citrus Greening is a major concern, groundbreaking research and new understandings ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Greening, Extension Cord, Food, Oranges, Podcast, UF IFAS Extension
oranges on tree

University of Florida citrus faculty highly sought after as research partners in fight against greening


November 23, 2020

By: Ruth Borger, 517-803-7631, rborger@ufl.edu MEDIA CONTACT: Brad Buck, 813-757-2224 (office); 352-852641(cell); bradbuck@ufl.edu University of Florida citrus researchers continue to be sought out as partners in ground-breaking research ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Greening, Citrus Research And Education Center, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Huanglongbing, Indian River Research And Education Center, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Citrus Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, USDA-NIFA

University of Florida awarded key federal grants to continue fight against citrus greening


October 22, 2020

By RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers hope to discover new methods to help citrus growers fight the deadly citrus greening (or Huanglongbing) disease with cost effective, long-term sustainable treatments with ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Amit Levy, Asian Citrus Psyllid, Bryony Bonning, Citrus, Citrus Greening, Citrus Research And Education Center, Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Entomology And Nematology, Grants, Huanglongbing, Michael Rogers, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Plant Pathology, Rootstocks, Scions, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Zhonglin Mou
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The Role of Micro- and Macro-Nutrients in Rehabilitating HLB Infected Trees


June 15, 2020

Dr. Davie Kadyampakeni, an assistant professor studying citrus water and nutrient management at the UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center, was the speaker during the seventh session of the 2020 BMP Summit. Dr. Kadyampakeni discussed the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Best Management Practice, Best Management Practices, BMP, BMPs, Citrus, Citrus Greening, HLB, Huanglongbing
Overhead irrigation in a field

Citrus Nutrition Recommendations for the New Normal – Citrus Greening


June 11, 2020

Florida is the largest producer of citrus in the U.S., with a ten-billion-dollar industry consisting mostly of juice oranges. However, Florida’s citrus trees have suffered from Huanglongbing (HLB) disease since 2005. The infection rate throughout ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Agriculture, Best Management Practice, Best Management Practices, BMP, BMPs, Citrus, Citrus Greening, HLB, Huanglongbing

A Day in the Life of a UF/IFAS Extension Agent: Juanita Popenoe


October 24, 2018

TAVARES, Fla. – When growers in central Florida need help with an alternative crop to citrus, they turn to Juanita Popenoe. The University of Florida IFAS Extension agent spends her days helping farmers who are looking for options to diversify ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alternative Crops, Blueberries, Citrus Greening, Cover Crops, News, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS

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