More on the UF Citrus Nutrition Program

Ernie NeffAll In For Citrus Podcast, Nutrition

At Citrus Expo, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) introduced a new Citrus Nutrition Program to help growers ensure their trees are getting the proper nutrition. Tripti Vashisth, UF/IFAS horticulturist at the Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC), provides more information about the effort. “We have learned the past few years that citrus nutrition can … Read More

Grapefruit and Marathon Discussed

Ernie NeffAll In For Citrus Podcast, Grapefruit

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University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) plant breeder Fred Gmitter discusses efforts to create a replacement for grapefruit. He also talks about the recently released mandarin variety, Marathon. Gmitter points out that grapefruit is “one of the most sensitive of all the citrus varieties” to HLB dusease and has “taken the greatest hit” in terms of … Read More

All In For Citrus Podcast, September 2019

Taylor HillmanAll In For Citrus Podcast

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September’s All In for Citrus Podcast includes some exciting updates from University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) researchers. First, Michael Rogers, director of the UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC), discusses several topics. Included are the new Florida Citrus Production Guide, tree planting decisions, fruit displays and the planned hiring of a new horticulturist at … Read More

All In For Citrus Podcast, August 2019

Taylor HillmanAll In For Citrus Podcast

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August’s All In For Citrus podcast includes some exciting updates from the recent Citrus Expo! First, Michael Rogers, director of the Citrus Research and Education Center, summarizes the good grower responses that the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences( UF/IFAS) received about the seminar program at Citrus Expo. He discusses the new Hands-on Session that attracted a … Read More

Citrus Expo Offers Interactions

Ernie NeffAll In For Citrus Podcast, Citrus Expo

Growers will have opportunities to learn in interactions with University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) researchers at Citrus Expo on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 15. “We wanted to do something a little bit different to keep folks involved and keep folks coming back for that second afternoon” of Citrus Expo, says Michael Rogers, director of the UF/IFAS … Read More

All In For Citrus Podcast, July 2019

Taylor HillmanAll In For Citrus Podcast

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Researchers at the University of Florida’s Citrus Research and Education Center are gearing up for the 2019 Citrus Expo! Get a sneak peek of what to expect during the citrus program in July’s All In for Citrus Podcast. Also, growers will hear an update on a recent pest alert in this month’s program. Michael Rogers, director of the Citrus Research … Read More

Visit by USDA Officials Beneficial

Ernie NeffAll In For Citrus Podcast

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Citrus Research and Education Center Director Michael Rogers discusses a recent Florida visit by some U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) administrators who make the decisions on how millions of dollars in farm bill citrus research money are allocated. He explains that the visit was very valuable for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) officials because they got to … Read More

All In For Citrus Podcast, June 2019

Taylor HillmanAll In For Citrus Podcast

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June’s All In For Citrus Podcast is filled with updates on University of Florida citrus research. First, Citrus Research and Education Center Director Michael Rogers discusses a recent visit by some U.S. Department of Agriculture administrators who make decisions on how millions of dollars in farm bill citrus research money are allocated. He explains that the visit was very valuable … Read More

All In For Citrus Podcast, May 2019

Taylor HillmanAll In For Citrus Podcast

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Growers won’t want to miss the May All In For Citrus podcast. This episode addresses concerns about bactericide use in citrus, includes an interview with Scott Angle, director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and provides a summary of citrus under protective screen research. First, Michael Rogers, Citrus Research and Education Center director, focuses … Read More

All In For Citrus Podcast, April 2019

Taylor HillmanAll In For Citrus Podcast

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April’s All In For Citrus Podcast has a different format than previous programs. This month’s podcast kicks off with a message from Michael Rogers, center director at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC).  He gives a summary of the recent Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute that took place at the beginning … Read More

Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute Preview

Ernie NeffAll In For Citrus Podcast

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In a recent interview, Michael Rogers provided an in-depth preview of presentations scheduled for the April 2 Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute in Avon Park. Rogers is director of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ (UF/IFAS) Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred. Rogers said multi-county citrus Extension agents have been putting the Institute program together … Read More

All In For Citrus Podcast, March 2019

Taylor HillmanAll In For Citrus Podcast

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March’s All In For Citrus podcast brings multiple citrus research updates to Florida’s citrus growers. Listen to the latest episode of the All In For Citrus podcast. First, Michael Rogers, center director of the University of Florida’s (UF) Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC), discusses the upcoming Citrus Growers’ Institute. He discusses the planned seminar program, which is jam-packed with … Read More

All In For Citrus Podcast, February 2019

Taylor HillmanAll In For Citrus Podcast

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In February’s All In for Citrus podcast, learn about the new faces with the University of Florida’s citrus research staff, a winter weather watch program, flowering models and how fertilization impacts fruit quality. Listen to the latest episode of the All In For Citrus podcast.

All In For Citrus Podcast, January 2019

Taylor HillmanAll In For Citrus Podcast, Citrus

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The January All In For Citrus Podcast includes a breakdown of what’s planned for citrus research in 2019, an update from citrus Extension, a goodbye message from an industry leader and the newest cutting-edge research in fighting citrus pathogens.