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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

Citrus Irrigation and Nutrient Management Workshop Planned for February 8

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Citrus growers depend on the latest information regarding the best irrigation and nutrition strategies for growing productive trees.  University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers will share...
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Study points to importance of magnesium in fertilization of HLB-affected citrus trees

UF/IFAS researchers are trying to extend the life of citrus trees infected with Huanglongbing (HLB), a bacterial disease. New research shows magnesium may play an important role in boosting the productivity of HLB orange trees. Specifically, the...
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Integrated Pest Management for controlling Citrus Greening

Florida citrus industry has been influenced by citrus greening disease or huanglongbing (HLB) severely. Citrus greening is a bacterial disease that is transmitted by a tiny insect called Asian citrus psyllid (ACP). Unfortunately, there is no...
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