Quincy Citrus Variety Evaluation Update

Quincy Citrus Variety Evaluation Update

The relatively mild winter temperatures during the two last decades have led to a resurgence of interest in cold hardy citrus in North Florida. The Satsuma is the most cold-hardy commercial citrus, and they account for most of the new commercial citrus acreage in the...
Citrus Health Forum – April 18

Citrus Health Forum – April 18

Citrus growers from across the Florida Panhandle, as well as southern Georgia and Alabama are invited to attend the 2019 Citrus Health Forum. The workshop will be held at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy (155 Research Road, Quincy,...
Using Man’s Best Friend to Detect Citrus Greening

Using Man’s Best Friend to Detect Citrus Greening

For decades, humans have relied on dogs to detect explosives, illegal drugs, lost people and wildlife. More recently, they have been used to detect pests such as termites, bedbugs and agricultural insect pests. Now, we can add agricultural diseases to the list....
New Phone App Connects Beekeepers and Growers

New Phone App Connects Beekeepers and Growers

Source: Pollination Network Pollination Network, a mobile app that helps local farmers and growers find bees and beekeepers, launched this week in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. The app helps beekeepers to find jobs with nearby growers, and it allows...
Apopka Weevil  Confirmed in Jefferson County Nursery

Apopka Weevil Confirmed in Jefferson County Nursery

Russ Mizell and Xavior Martini, UF/IFAS Entomologists, NFREC, Quincy Citrus production in North Florida is expanding rapidly in response to the devastation of citrus in Central and South Florida due to citrus greening disease. Citrus acreage in southern Georgia is...