By ROBIN KOESTOYO
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---A scientist with a career invested in Florida citrus production will join the citrus research team from the heart of Florida's renowned grapefruit production region.
A native of Brazil's famous citrus ... READ MORE
It is winter and the temperatures are dropping, the holiday season is upon us, and citrus across the state is ripening on the trees. In this season of giving, have you ever noticed your backyard orange trees produce just too much fruit for ... READ MORE
By Connie Gladding
January is the time to pick most of our citrus fruit from Navels, Satsumas, Key Limes, Grapefruit, etc. To be sure that your fruit is ready, pick a couple and taste
them. If they are nice and sweet, pick away, ... READ MORE
By Kristie Popa – UF/IFAS Charlotte County 4-H Agent
Can you imagine the wonderful smell of the orange blossoms or the vivid orange fruit dangling off of the limbs of a citrus trees? As you drive through various parts of Charlotte County, ... READ MORE
The panhandle of Florida is a great place to grow citrus with our plentiful sunshine and sandy soil. But some varieties do better than others. Here are some that thrive in the more northerly climes of Florida:
Satsuma mandarin is cold hardy ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For years, doctors and pharmacists have warned people to steer clear of fresh grapefruit or grapefruit juice when taking certain medicines.
But University of Florida ... READ MORE