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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

Beneath the Earth, the ‘Black Box’ of Soil Holds a Key to Crop Growth

IMMOKALEE, Fla. -- Like much of what lies just beneath the earth’s surface, soil microbes present a mystery. University of Florida scientist Sarah Strauss seeks to help untangle the web of intrigue surrounding soil microbes to improve...
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UF/IFAS Helps Assess, Manage New Fruit Bug

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Researchers with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are already trying to help growers figure out how to effectively manage the problems created by an invasive pest  – confirmed last...
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June Monthly To-Do List

Citrus: Depending on citrus fertilizer label, apply fertilizer every six weeks or quarterly as directed. Check for citrus insects; apply insecticidal soap...
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