The Latest

Upcoming Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events

Back to homepage

Tag "citrus"

Louisiana Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Sugarcane, Ratoon Rice Harvest

Louisiana Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Sugarcane, Ratoon Rice Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish  “Sugarcane and second crop rice harvest continued with ideal field conditions, favorable yields have been reported. Warm

Read Full Article
Georgia Citrus: First Big Crop of Satsumas On Track for 2018 Harvest

Georgia Citrus: First Big Crop of Satsumas On Track for 2018 Harvest

👤By Julie Jernigan, University of Georgia Extension Intern 🕔Nov 3, 2017

Southern Georgia farmers growing ‘Owari’ satsumas are on track to harvest a bountiful crop of the citrus fruit at this time next year, according to Jacob Price, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension coordinator and Agriculture and Natural Resources agent for

Read Full Article
Louisiana: Citrus Grower Says Results Mixed with This Year’s Crop

Louisiana: Citrus Grower Says Results Mixed with This Year’s Crop

👤By Johnny Morgan, LSU AgCenter 🕔Oct 18, 2017

With the first cool front of the fall, many people will start looking for the delicious Louisiana citrus. It appears fruit will be available, but not at the level that growers had hoped. Terry Breaux, a citrus grower in Terrebonne

Read Full Article
Florida: Hurricane Irma Ag Damages Estimated at $2.5 Bln

Florida: Hurricane Irma Ag Damages Estimated at $2.5 Bln

👤From University of Florida Extension 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced on October 4, 2017 that the preliminary agricultural damages caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida total more than $2.5 billion. In an initial report released today, the Florida Department of Agriculture and

Read Full Article
Tree Nut, Fruit Market: Almonds, Walnuts Record Year; Fruit Rebound; Citrus Decline – USDA

Tree Nut, Fruit Market: Almonds, Walnuts Record Year; Fruit Rebound; Citrus Decline – USDA

👤By Agnes Perez, USDA Ag Economist 🕔Oct 4, 2017

ERS conducts market outlook activities on the U.S. fruit and tree nuts industry. Details on major changes and events in the various commodity markets comprising this industry are published in the Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook. ERS also provides over 20

Read Full Article
Texas Citrus: Raised Beds Offer Multiple Benefits to Growers

Texas Citrus: Raised Beds Offer Multiple Benefits to Growers

👤By Kathleen Phillips, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 26, 2017

A planting design that outwitted a weevil in Texas citrus groves has yielded numerous other benefits for growers and brought better quality oranges and grapefruits to consumers, experts say. Enter the Diaprepes root weevil in 2000. The insect was found

Read Full Article
Farm Policy: USDA Analysis of the Federal Crop Insurance Portfolio

Farm Policy: USDA Analysis of the Federal Crop Insurance Portfolio

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Last week, the USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) released an analysis of the Federal crop insurance portfolio titled, “The Risk Management Safety Net: Market Penetration and Market Potential.” Today’s update recaps some of the key findings from the RMA report. The report

Read Full Article
Post-Hurricane: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter the Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

Post-Hurricane: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter the Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 11, 2017

As farmers in Florida, Georgia and other Southeastern states brace for Hurricane Irma, farmers in Texas are dealing with the post-Hurricane Harvey impacts of flooded crops. Among the issues facing farmers is how to treat crops that were in flooded

Read Full Article
Abamex Insecticide Widens Pest Control for Specialty Crops

Abamex Insecticide Widens Pest Control for Specialty Crops

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Abamex insecticide from Nufarm has an updated label for a wider variety of specialty crops, including mandarin oranges. The new safer to use, low-volatility, water-based formulation of abamectin helps control pysllids, mites, leafminers and other pests.   “Nufarm is dedicated to

Read Full Article
ChemChina’s Syngenta Buyout Approved but 3 Pesticides Booked to Go – DTN

ChemChina’s Syngenta Buyout Approved but 3 Pesticides Booked to Go – DTN

🕔Apr 7, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission told ChemChina on Tuesday that the agency approves ChemChina’s $43 billion purchase of Syngenta AG, but will require ChemChina to sell the assets and licensing of 3 specific pesticides.   After the FTC approved the deal on

Read Full Article