All posts tagged "Citrus production"

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    Citrus imports to Valencia hurt local production

    The import of foreign citrus fruits in the Region of Valencia continues to be a problem for...

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    Bipartisan CITRUS Act to save threatened industry

    Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Okeechobee, announced Thursday that he has introduced the bipartisan CITRUS Act, a bill developed with grower input that will help expedite the delivery of the economic assistance needed in the short-term to save the U.S. domestic citrus industry. Joined by Rep. David Valadao, R-California, and Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas,...

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    USDA Announces $21.8 Million in Funding for to Combat Citrus Disease

    WASHINGTON, D.C. April 11, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and...

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    Florida tried to cut back essential citrus statistics program for the industry

    The state and federal agriculture departments need to trim $300,000 to $400,000 off the cost of counting the Florida citrus crop and other important statistics the state’s citrus industry has relied upon for decades. The state and federal agriculture departments need to trim $300,000 to $400,000 off the cost of counting the...

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    Volume of Turkish citrus fruit sales in KSA jump by 39% in 2016

    The Turkish Citrus Promotion Group (CPG) has announced that the sale of Turkish citrus fruit in Saudi Arabia has increased by 39 percent in 2016 compared to the volume of sales in 2015. This equates to over 101 million kilograms of citrus fruit with a total export value of $55.5 million. The...

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    Citrus greening is currently the most dangerous disease for citrus

    Huanglongbing (HLB) or “citrus greening” is currently the most devastating disease of citrus worldwide. The disease was first reported in 1919 in China, and again in Brazil in 2004 and discovered in Miami, FL in 2005. Since then, the disease has affected most of Florida’s citrus-producing areas leading to a remarkable 75...

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    What you need to know about the Citrus Disease

    Marie A. C. Langham South Dakota State University In recent years, Florida’s $9 billion commercial citrus industry...

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    Will USDA and AUM LifeTech save the 40 billion US$ citrus industry?

    PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AUM LifeTech in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture...

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    Florida crop may worsen the scenario of global supply of orange juice

    Rains in early October in many regions in São Paulo State heartened citrus growers. At the current developmental stage of the plant, rains recover at least part of soil moisture, favoring the 2017/18 crop development. In the international market, expectations of agents from the citrus sector that the 2016/17 crop from Florida...

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    Rio Grande Valley citrus growers vote to control pests

    EDINBURG — Rio Grande Valley citrus growers will vote this month on whether to pool their resources to battle invasive pests and diseases. Brad Cowan, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent in Hidalgo County, said growers will vote on setting up a management zone, approving a maximum assessment rate and electing...

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