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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 begins research to update best management practices for key Florida crops

UF/IFAS received $8.8 million to conduct new research that will provide farmers with new and improved recommendations for fertilization of key Florida crops. The funding, approved by the Florida Legislature, will be administered by the Florida...
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Salt Stress and How to manage it in Citrus Grove

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Research Journeys Update: Dongjoo Kim, Citrus Greening Disease and the Benefits of Kombucha

We are thrilled to welcome back Dongjoo Kim, a recent graduate of the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at...
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