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New video explains how gibberellic acid supports citrus trees and reduces fruit drop


August 12, 2022

A treatment to support Florida’s citrus trees needs to be applied now to be most effective. Plant growth regulators are one tool that Florida citrus growers can use to reduce fruit drop. But how and when they are applied on the tree are ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Gibberellic Acid, Michael Rogers, Tripti Vashisth, Valencia, Video, Yield

UF researchers to provide information growers can use now to support their operations


July 27, 2022

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers will present their latest findings of immediate use to Florida’s citrus and specialty crop growers at the Florida Citrus and Specialty Crop Expo August 17 and 18 ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Production Guide, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Expo, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

Growers can learn more about Plant Growth Regulators and Citrus at Free Webinar


April 6, 2022

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Florida citrus growers can learn more about the use of plant-growth regulators (PGRs) and how they can fight against fruit drop at an upcoming online webinar presented by the University of Florida Institute of Food and ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Fernando Alferez, Gibberellic Acid, Horticultural Sciences, Plant-growth Regulators, Tripti Vashisth, Webinar

2022 Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute Returns In-Person


March 10, 2022

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Citrus Greening or Huanglongbing (HLB) continues to impact citrus production areas of Florida. The 2022 Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute is an opportunity for Florida citrus growers to come together to learn about effective ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Borger, Chris Oswalt, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research And Development Foundation, Citrus Research And Education Center, Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute, Foliar Applications, HLB, In Person, Michael Rogers, Richard Dantzler, Root Structures, Ruth-borger, Smartphone Apps, South Florida State College

Finger Limes, unique new options for Florida growers, topic of March symposium


February 17, 2022

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. ---   Finger limes, a unique citrus variety gaining interest among chefs, foodies and citrus growers, will be the topic of an upcoming symposium sponsored by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Chefs, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Finger Limes, Foodies, HLB, Manjul Dutt, Symposium, Tolerance, USDA-NIFA
blueberries on a branch

Research aims to boost production of blueberries, conserve water


February 4, 2022

Research in the UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department aims to help Florida’s expanding blueberry operations while also conserving water. Dr. Davie Kadyampakeni, assistant professor of citrus water and nutrient management at the UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Blueberries, Citrus Research And Education Center, Davie Kadyampakeni, Irrigation, Reclaimed Water, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Water Conservation
Oranges scattered about, clear glass of orange juice sitting next to a clear pitcher of orange juice

OJ is not only good for you, but good for all of us


April 30, 2021

OJ is not only good for you, but good for all of us By Michael E. Rogers Professor and Center Director UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center While this past year of living with the global pandemic has left us with some devastating ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Research And Education Center, Florida Citrus, Florida Citrus Research And Education Center, National OJ Day, Orange Juice

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