Sneak Peek: October 2022 Citrus Industry

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The October cover story in Citrus Industry magazine is a Q&A with Florida Citrus Mutual’s new leader. While Matt Joyner is new to the role of Mutual executive vice president/chief executive officer, he is not new to the association or the citrus industry. Learn about how his experience has uniquely prepared him for the position. Joyner discusses his goals and priorities for Mutual.

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The October issue of Citrus Industry also includes a few features focused on strategies for grower profitability.

Ariel Singerman, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences economist, details how a new insurance option for citrus growers could prove financially beneficial. Find out if the Actual Production History policy is the right choice for your operation.

When used correctly, soil moisture sensors have been proven to save growers valuable water resources. But what types of sensors are most suited to citrus soils, and how are they best used? A UF/IFAS article by Davie Kadyampakeni, Ajia Paolillo and Sandra Guzmán aims to answer these questions.

Homan Regmi, Larry Duncan and Johan Desaeger provide an update on UF/IFAS sting nematode management research. Their studies, which examine chemical and cover crop control methods, show where it might make the most sense to put your money toward managing this challenging pest.

Finally, UF professors Renée Goodrich and Charles Sims shed light on the various factors that play a part in producing quality citrus juice. Their article looks at soluble solids, acidity, Brix, flavor and more.

Find all of these articles and more in the October issue of Citrus Industry magazine, coming soon to your mailbox or inbox.

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Tacy Callies

Editor of Citrus Industry magazine

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