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    Citrus Research and Development Foundation

    In 2009, the Citrus Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (CRDF) was formed to coordinate citrus research funding in the face of huanglongbing (HLB, also known as “citrus greening”). While it addresses the full array of citrus research needs, CRDF has focused on HLB because it represents an existential threat to the Florida citrus industry.

  • 2022 Large Scale Field Trials RFP

    This Request for Proposals (RFP) is open to credentialed researchers or not-for-profit organizations qualified to conduct large-scale scientific research field trials and demonstration projects to demonstrate the impact of utilizing a combination of management and therapeutic tools for new plantings, including, but not limited to, grove design, planting preparation, pest management, post planting production practices and various rootstock and scion selections to promote increased production of citrus. Recipient of grants through this RFP may partner with for-profit businesses and vendors to implement the plan of work. Cost share elements are encouraged but not required. LEARN MORE »

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August 2022

CRDF Board of Directors meeting, 10:00 AM, CREC, Lake Alfred, FL
August 23, 2022

On the Record with Rick

Rick Dantzler speaks on progress for the New Year.