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1/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Two researchers at the University of Florida and Florida State University are using a new method of studying citrus greening, a disease that has destroyed Florida citrus groves. Read more on their efforts from this Packer story.

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1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
The detection of an Asia citrus psyllid on a residential property in Fresno, California, is expected to result in a 97-square-mile quarantine. Read more on the expanded quarantine from this Packer article.

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1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Extreme heat in Florida citrus groves this season has affected fruit acid levels, prompting growers to vote to allow lower acids in some fresh market citrus. Read more on the change to standards from this Packer story.

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1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Demand continues strong in the New Year for ample volumes of high-quality California mandarins. The transition from clementines to murcotts and tango mandarins was going smoothly in early January, said Chris Stambach, director of industry relations for Exeter-based California Citrus Mutual. Read more on the crop from this Packer story.

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12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
In its latest citrus production report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture continues to lower Florida forecasts, putting oranges production at its lowest in more than 50 years. Read more on this outlook from this Packer article.

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12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM
A steam equipment manufacturer is successfully treating trees infected with citrus greening, also known as HLB and huanglongbing. Find out more on the process from this Packer article and video.

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12/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
The cold snap that brought freezing nighttime temperatures to much of California's Central Valley last weekend apparently wasn't cold enough to damage citrus fruit. Navel oranges are actually helped by brief periods of frigid weather early in the season. Read more on the crop from this Capital Press story.

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12/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Temperatures fell below 30 degrees in California's Central Valley over the Thanksgiving weekend. Navel orange growers welcomed the cold snap and mandarin producers escaped without apparent damage, according to Exeter-based California Citrus Mutual. Read more on the impact from this Packer story.

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11/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
After a decade of battling the highly destructive citrus greening bacterium, researchers with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have developed genetically modified citrus trees that show enhanced resistance to greening, and have the potential to resist canker and black spot, as well. Read more on the development from this EurkAlert.

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11/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Citrus growers in Texas' Lower Rio Grande Valley say they found strong markets waiting for their products this year, and they expect those markets to continue as the deal progresses. Read more on the strong markets from this Packer story.

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