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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

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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First record of Chrysomphalus bifasciculatus, False Florida Red Scale, in Florida

Samples of a hard scale (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) were collected by FDACS-DPI in November 2017 and in January 2018. All samples were confirmed as Chrysomphalus bifasciculatus, the false Florida red scale. This scale is widespread in the...
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