Sneak Peek: December 2017 Citrus Industry Magazine

Tacy CalliesSneak Peek

DecemberThe 2018 Citrus Guide is featured in the December issue of Citrus Industry magazine. This annual directory of Florida citrus organizations, agencies, researchers and vendors has expanded to include California. Growers can find all of the contact information they need in a single, easy-to-read source.

In addition to the Citrus Guide, the December issue of the magazine includes several features. Are plant biostimulants snake oils or beneficial substances? Find out what University of Florida researchers have to say on the subject.

Also not to be missed in the December issue is an article on how to address claims of herbicide in orange juice. Kevin Folta, chair of the Horticultural Sciences Department at the University of Florida, explains where these claims are coming from and how growers should respond to them.

In this issue’s View from the Grove article, citrus grower Jim Gravley provides 10 steps for successfully growing citrus in the HLB era. His practical pointers include items growers can implement immediately.

Other article topics in this issue include new food safety rules, peach production in Florida and University of California Riverside research aimed at attacking HLB.

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Tacy Callies

Editor of Citrus Industry magazine