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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2018 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award

By | 2018-09-05T14:56:51+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Griffin Blog, News|

Ag Commissioner Adam Putnam recently announced the winners of the 2018 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award.   The winners of the 2018 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award were announced recently by Ag Commissioner [...]

Grower Sentiments High, Barring Any Hurricanes to Repeat Last Year

By | 2018-08-27T13:24:17+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Griffin Blog, News|

Highlands County Extension Director and Citrus Extension Agent shared grower sentiments at the end of August.   As both the Extension Director for Highlands County and a Citrus Extension [...]

Complete Your Confidential Crop Survey From the National Agricultural Statistics Service

By | 2018-08-22T10:23:22+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Griffin Blog, News|

The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is in need of more than a few good farmers to complete a 2018 Confidential Crop Survey.   It’s about time for Southern [...]

Research Shows Positive Effects of Homobrassinolides Hormones in Fighting Citrus Greening

By | 2018-08-13T13:18:21+00:00 August 13th, 2018|News|

See the details of research into Homobrassinolides hormones as a treatment against citrus greening, also known as HLB.   Researchers are looking for any treatment or application that will [...]

Measuring the Nutritional Needs of Citrus Trees in Light of Citrus Greening

By | 2018-08-11T10:52:43+00:00 August 11th, 2018|Griffin Blog|

See the latest research on determining nutritional needs of citrus trees with citrus greening, also known as HLB.   Researchers have long known that citrus greening, also called HLB, [...]

One Citrus Company’s Efforts to Make Bactericides More Effective Against Citrus Greening

By | 2018-07-26T13:01:12+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Griffin Blog, News|

See what one Florida citrus company is doing to make bactericides more effective in fighting citrus greening, also known as HLB.   Bactericides were touted as a potential silver [...]

Benefits of Different Jets and Different Placement for Irrigating Citrus

By | 2018-07-20T14:54:52+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Griffin Blog|

See the benefits of using different jets for irrigating citrus to have the most beneficial impact on Florida citrus trees.   Irrigating citrus is a must with Florida’s dry [...]