Expo Specialty Crop Sessions Educate Growers

Jim Rogers Citrus and Specialty Crop Expo

By Clint Thompson A highlight of the annual Citrus & Specialty Crop Expo is the seminar program that focuses on the vegetable and specialty crop industry in Florida. This year’s sessions covered a range of topics, including pest management, alternative crops that growers can take advantage of, and various other research updates from University of Florida Institute of Food and …

Sneak Peek: September 2022 Specialty Crop Industry Magazine

Jim Rogers Citrus and Specialty Crop Expo

The September issue of Specialty Crop Industry Magazine highlights various alternative crops that Florida growers can take advantage of. These include pongamia and sorrel, which show potential in the Sunshine State; and bamboo, of which producers have formed an association. University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) researchers are also searching for the next breakthrough crop. Potential …

Pre-Registration for Citrus and Specialty Crop Expo Closes Aug. 12

Jim Rogers Citrus and Specialty Crop Expo

By Clint Thompson Those farmers and industry leaders interested in attending this year’s Citrus and Specialty Crop Expo are reminded that pre-registration closes Friday, August 12, 2022, at 11:59 a.m. The event, slated for Aug. 17-18 at the Lee Civic Center in Fort Myers, Florida, has already attracted strong response from vendors and farmers planning to attend. “We’re having a …