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IMG’s Veronique Sallin recognized for citrus contributions in Florida

Veronique Sallin, co-founder of Clermont, Fla.-based IMG Enterprises Inc., parent company of IMG Citrus, is Florida’s 2020 Woman of the Year in Agriculture.

District 3 citrus season begins for Veg-Fresh Farms

Veg-Fresh Farms, Corona, Calif., is starting its winter citrus season.

Fruit World starts citrus season with bright packaging makeover

Fruit World, Reedley, Calif., is introducing high-graphic recyclable packaging as it enters the citrus season with increased availability of California mandarins and other citrus.

Researchers seek help from organic citrus growers to fight HLB

Researchers are contacting organic citrus growers for help in developing a holistic approach in battling citrus greening disease, also known as huanglongbing/HLB.

USDA removes Mexfly quarantine in Texas citrus area

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, through its Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, has removed a Mexican fruit fly quarantine area in Harlingen, Texas.

South Africa citrus promotion boosted by pandemic demand

Summer Citrus from South Africa has finished another successful consumer promotion, Here Comes the Sun.

Psyllid with bacteria found in commercial California grove

An adult Asian citrus psyllid found in a commercial grove in Riverside County has tested positive for  Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas), the bacteria that causes Huanglongbing.

Texas citrus growers assessing damage from Hurricane Hanna

Texas citrus growers are assessing the damage to the crop from Hurricane Hanna, but early estimates are 20% to 30% of the fruit was knocked off the trees

Three citrus groups join forces with Florida Classic Growers

Florida Classic Growers, Dundee, Fla., has a new partnership with three citrus groups that will expand its product offerings and increase distribution of citrus marketed under the company’s label.

Texas Mexfly finds establish residential citrus quarantines

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Texas Department of Agriculture has established a Mexican fruit fly quarantine in a resident area in Zapata, Texas.