FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Florida’s fresh citrus industry members will join together for Citrus Packinghouse Day on Thursday August 24 to hear of promising research updates, updates in various shipping requirements, and Ag. labor related ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Born in Nigeria, a lifelong citizen of Ghana, a graduate of Costa Rica’s EARTH University, and now a graduate student in the United States, every pace Grace Amponsah takes will help to advance women’s economic status ... READ MORE
A Fort Pierce native whose life is immersed in St. Lucie County’s agricultural and 4-H programs is a scientist with more than two decades of research and professional publishing experience.
Last month, Audrey Hamner Beany returned to ... READ MORE
Question: You are a Ph.D. student visiting from the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. In what topic is your research?
Answer: My dissertation involves the response of different guava genotypes under salinity stress. I work to ... READ MORE
Record attendance, a festival-like vibe, and an inventive menu of freshly prepared tailgate-style foods regaled 2023 Florida Citrus Show attendees on April 13. "The 2023 Florida Citrus Show was an extraordinary success. Under perfect skies, ... READ MORE
Citrus growers in Florida’s “River” production region along the Indian River Lagoon develop unsurpassed flavor and texture in a fresh grapefruit product coveted worldwide.
Growers in the area have watched the industry they love steadily ... READ MORE
FROM OUR DIRECTOR'S DESK, DR. RONALD D. CAVE
In 1946, leaders with the University of Florida and the Indian River Citrus League ascertained the need for an event where growers, the trade organization, and researchers might ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Citrus and vegetables have grown side-by-side in Florida for centuries. But did you know local researchers serve produce growers with leading-edge research?The 2023 Florida Citrus Show, to be held April 13, will take ... READ MORE
Ask John Santiago about beneficial soil microbes, and his eyes dazzle. He will tell you that scientists are about to uncover microbes that protect plants from disease. Santiago aspires to be one of the scientists who will make these ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- Most of the world’s olives grow in southern European countries, such as Spain and Italy. In the United States, California has more than 30,000 acres dedicated to the commodity. But Florida may be the next agricultural ... READ MORE