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COMMERCIAL CITRUS

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The Commercial Citrus Extension Agent provides wide ranging educational programs to grove owners, managers, and employers.  These include improved and economically sound production practices that enhance the productivity and profitability of citrus production in the Polk/Hillsborough County Area.

To view information from the six commercial citrus county extension agents in Florida,
visit the Citrus Agents Website.

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CONTACT

Chris Oswalt

Commercial Citrus

Extension Agent IV, M.S.

863-519-1052

wcoswalt@ufl.edu

Recent Citrus Blog Posts

New UF/IFAS Entomologist: From a Kid’s ‘Lab’ to Helping Citrus Growers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As a girl in her garage in Palm Bay, Florida, Lauren Diepenbrock, already a budding scientist, peered through the lens of her microscope and marveled at the magnification. “As a kid, I played in the woods and brought back...
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UF/IFAS launches new podcast for citrus producers

By Ruth Borger GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Southeast AgNet are partnering to provide the latest news on citrus-related research in a monthly podcast. The podcast, “All in for...
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Abandoned Grove Abatement Initiative

Do you have an old citrus grove that is no longer productive but you would like to keep your agricultural tax exemption? Agricultural tax exemptions are only provided to working agricultural enterprises and many old groves may no longer qualify....
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