CRDF GROWER REPORT

The Citrus Research and Development Foundation publishes the Grower Report in an effort to keep growers and researchers informed on Foundation news. The Grower Report is published and distributed along with Florida Citrus Mutual’s Triangle as well as posted here. In addition to the current articles, each issue highlights upcoming Board and Committee meetings.

CRDF Volume 5 Issue 14 June 2017

  • See You at Next Week’s Florida Citrus Industry Annual Conference
  • CRDF Initiates Grower Experience Forensics in the Field
  • CRDF Board Members Approach “Graduation” from Positions
  • Maximizing Learning from Plant Improvement Field Trials

CRDF Volume 5 Issue 13 April 2017

  • 5th International HLB Research Conference Draws Large Crowd
  • IRCHLB Serves as Important Meeting Venue for Various Groups
  • Foundation Focused on Delivering Short-Term Solutions to Growers
  • USDA Announces Pre-Application Period for Farm Bill Funding

CRDF Volume 5 Issue 12 February 2017

  • CRDF Addresses Gaps in Citrus Research Portfolio

CRDF Volume 5 Issue 11 December 2016

  • National Academy of Sciences to Review Research Portfolio
  • Project Manager Reports are Available on CRDF Website
  • CRDF to Hold Biotechnology Workshop in Late January
  • Save the Date – IRCHLB V – March 15-17, 2017

CRDF Volume 5 Issue 10 November 2016

  • Efficient Plant Improvement Program Top Priority for CRDF
  • nuPsyllid Project Moves Forward

CRDF Volume 5 Issue 9 October 2016

  • Scientists Gather in Brazil to Share HLB Research Information
  • Growers Urged to Use Research Foundation Website

CRDF Volume 5 Issue 8 September 2016

  • PFD Workshop Advances Research
  • The CPD Committee Working to Get Tools in Growers’ Hands
  •  CRDF Unveils Bactericide Survey

CRDF_Volume 5 Issue 7 June 2016

  • CRDF Advances Strategic Plan
  • Researchers Working on the HLB Problem are Second to None
  • PFD on Foundation’s Agenda
  • Private-Public Partnership With Bayer Takes Shape

 CRDF Volume 5 Issue 6 April 2016

  • Guidance for Grower Field Trials
  • CRDF Expected to Finalize Strategic Plan in May
  • nuPsyllid Project in Year Four
  • Farm Bill Citrus Research Money Continues to Flow

CRDF Volume 5 Issue 5 March 2016

  • Putnam Declares Crisis Allowing Growers to Use Bactericides
  • Growers Need to Follow the Law!
  • Browning Addresses Industry at HCCGA Annual Meeting

CRDF Volume 5 Issue 4 February 2016

  • CRDF Reviews Research Portfolio
  • Strategic Planning Results Unveiled in February

CRDF Volume 5 Issue 3 December 2015

  • CRDF to Define Role in the Future
  • EPA Expected to Render Decision on Bactericides by Early Next Year
  • New Search Engine Allows Growers Easier Access to Progress Reports
  • CRDF Hires Program Assistant
  • Thermotherapy Field Day Held December 3, 2015

CRDF Volume 5 Issue 2 November 2015

  • CRDF Submits Emergency Exemption Packet to FDACS
  • December Thermotherapy Field Day to Showcase Trials
  • CRDF Receives Audit
  • Rootstock Field Day at A. Duda & Sons site

CRDF Grower Report Volume 5 Issue 1 – September 2015

  • Progress in Pursuing Emergency Registration of Bactericides Targeting HLB
  • How bactericidal candidates are evaluated
  • Status of moving streptomycin and oxy-tetracycline to field use?
  • Some of the elements to consider for a Section 18 emergency exemption
  • Where are we in the Section 18 process?

CRDF Grower Report Volume 4 Issue 9 – June 2015

  • Important Activities at CRDF in June 2015
  • Ending Current Funded CRDF Projects-How dies this happen?
  • How Can Progress to Date Be Evaluated and Focused in Continuing Efforts?
  • CRDF Involvement in Grower Education and Outreach Activities

CRDF Grower Report Volume 4 Issue 8 – May 2015

  • CRDF’s Approach to Development of Bactericides
  • Diane Johnson Leaves CRDF
  • CRDF Web Resources

CRDF Grower Report Volume 4 Issue 7 – April 2015

  • CRDF Moves Forward with 2015 Project Considerations
  • CRDF-Sponsored HLB-Tolerant Root-Stock Trials are being Planted

CRDF Grower Report Volume 4 Issue 6 – March 2015

  • The International Research Conference on Citrus HLB (IRCHLB IV)
  • Grower Day – March 12th

CRDF Grower Report Volume 4 Issue 5 – January 2015

  • Investment of State Legislative Funding in Delivering HLB Solutions to the Florida Citrus
  • Industry Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) Management and Citrus Health Management Areas
  • (CHMAs) Removal of HLB-Infected Citrus Groves Root System Impacts from HLB Support for New Plantings and Model New Groves

CRDF Grower Report Volume 4 Issue 4 – December 2014

  • Commercial Product Delivery Activities
  • CATP Research Portfolio

CRDF Grower Report Volume 4 Issue 3 – November 2014

  • Announcement of Opportunity for Grower Cooperators

CRDF Grower Report Volume 4 Issue 2 – October 2014

  • Antimicrobial Tools to Reduce Citrus HLB Infection

CRDF Grower Report Volume 4 Issue 1 – September 2014

  • Additional Research Funding by NIFA and MAC

CRDF Grower Report Volume 3 Issue 8 – June 2014

  • Annual CRDF Processes Producing Solutions to Florida Citrus Growers
  • CRDF Program Management
  • Field Trials
  • Industry Research Coordinating Committee (IRCC) process for updating research priorities and GAP analysis

CRDF Grower Report Volume 3 Issue 7 – May 2014

  • An Overview of Replanting Citrus in the Presence of Huanglongbing (HLB)

CRDF Grower Report Volume 3 Issue 6 – April 2014

  • An Update of CRDF’s Antimicrobial Strategy
  • Emphasis on Near Term Solutions: GRAS-Like Compounds
  • Minimum Risk Pesticides: Active Ingredients
  • Minimum Risk Pesticides: Inert Ingredients
  • Formulation Approach
  • Call to Action

CRDF Grower Report Volume 3 Issue 5 – March 2014

  • CRDF Completes New Cycle of Research Project and Review and Approval
  • CRDF’s Commercial Product Delivery Committee Discusses Tools with EPA
  • Solutions Page on CRDF’s Webpage

CRDF Grower Report Volume 3 Issue 4 – January 2014

  • Summary of Progress on Short-Term Solutions to HLB
  • CRDF Commercial Product Delivery Committee Reviews Delivery Projects

CRDF Grower Report Volume 3 Issue 3 – Late December 2013

  •  Asian Citrus Psyllid Suppression and Issues Surrounding this Important Element of HLB Management
  • CPDC and Board Meeting Updates from December

CRDF Grower Report Volume 3 Issue 2 – Early December 2013

  • Coordination of Research and Field Trials between Florida and Brazilian Citrus Industries

CRDF Grower Report Volume 3 Issue 1 – October 2013

  • Call for Pre-Proposals for CATP13
  • An Outline of the Antimicrobial Strategy

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 18 – June 2013

  • CRDF Board approves $19 million FY 2013-14 Budget
  • What are some areas of emphasis for the short-term program enhancement?

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 17 – May 2013

  • Planning for the CRDF 2013-14 Fiscal Year
  • Commercial Product Development Committee Recently Renamed
  • 2012-13 Harvest Season Pre-Harvest Fruit Drop Survey, Request from Dr. Gene ALbrigo, UF, IFAS CREC

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 16 – April 2013

  • IRCHLBIII: The Third International HLB Research Conference
  • What progress has been made in evaluating rootstocks that reportedly may confer tolerance of HLB?
  • We heard that citrus roots are affected by HLB before phloem plugging occurs in the tree. How does this change research direction?
  • Are there any research options to address the fruit drop that occurred this season?

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 15 – March 2013

  • IRCHLBIII: The Third International HLB Research Conference
  • Florida Citrus Grower and CRDF Board Member Jerry Newlin is Recognized at the IRCHLBIII
  • CRDF Approves New Round of Research Projects

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 14 – February 2013

  •  What form will HLB take?
  • International Research Conference, Huanglongbing (IRCHLBIII)

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 13 – January 2013

  • Update on CATP12 – Renewing the effort, building on progress.

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 12 – November 2012

  • What is Happening at CRDF

 CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 11 – August-September 2012

  • Research Projects and Call for Pre-Proposals CATP12
  • Commercial Product Development
  • Diane Johnson Joins the CRDF Staff

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 10 – June 22, 2012

  • CRDF FY 2012-13 Budget Approved by the Board of Directors
  • Benefit of Coordinated Treatments for Suppressing Asian Citrus Psyllids

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 9 – June 1, 2012

  • Funding
  • Keeping Up With Research Project Results
  • CRDF Seeking Applicants for Program Assistant

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 8 – May 2012

  • Research progress creates further need for development plans

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 7 – March/April 2012

  • CRDF Commercial Product Development Committee Hosts Regulatory Training Workshop
  • Why We Should be Concerned with Learning About Regulatory Considerations Now
  • Larry Black Joins CRDF Board of Directors

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 6 – February 2012

  • Attend Workshop to Learn About How HLB Research Will Get Regulatory Approval
  • CRDF Applies to USDA for Funds to Support Psyllid Research
  • Texas Citrus Growers and Scientists Visit Florida to See HLB Firsthand

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 5 – January 2012

  • CRDF Completes FY 2010-11 Contract Processing and Billing
  • Psyllid Management Via Parasites Being Considered in California: Are We Interested Here in Florida?

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 4 – December 2011

  • How does the Citrus Research and Development Foundation fund research?
  • Where does the money to fund citrus research come from?
  • The portfolio of current funded projects and a look at the new cycle of proposals

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 3 – October 2011

  •  CRDF Receives and Evaluates the Next Round of HLB and Canker Preproposals
  • Visit our Updated Website—www.citrusrdf.org

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 2 – September 2011

  • Citrus Research Foundation Discusses Field Nutrition Trials
  • CRDF to Receive $2 Million in Federal Funding to Support HLB Research
  • CRDF Approves Industry Research Coordinating Committee Members

CRDF Grower Report Volume 2 Issue 1 – July 2011

  • Florida’s Natural Growers Support HLB Efforts
  • Funding the Industry’s Research Program
  • We Need Your Feedback
  • Call for Proposals

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 12 – June 2011

  • Progress in Citrus Disease Research
  • From the COO
  • New CRDF Board Member
  •  CRDF Approves Assumption of Functions of FCIRCC

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 11 – May 2011

  • CRDF Applies for Research Block Grant

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 10 – April 2011

  • Foundation COO Announces Resignation
  •  Finance and Audit Committee Begins Work on 2011/12 Budget
  • Commercial Product Development Committee Update
  • Solvers Propose Antibiotics and RNAi

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 9 – March 2011

  • Board Approves Funding for 20 New Research Proposals
  •  Board Approves 2011 Committee Assignments
  • Shannon Shepp Seated on CRDF Board
  • CRDF Challenge for Solutions
  • Research Proposals Approved for Funding at February Meeting

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 8 – February 2011

  • Update on the 2010 Citrus Advanced Technology Program
  •  2011-12 Board of Directors Seated at CRDF Annual Meeting
  • CRDF Appoints CPDC
  • 2nd International HLB Research Conference a Success
  • CRDF to Contract with FFVA

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 7 – December 2010

  • Coca-Cola and Cutrale Announce Research Funding
  •  Potential Supplemental Funding for CRDF
  • Board Approves Establishing Commercial Products Development Committee
  • Choosing Research Investments

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 6 – November 2010

  • CRDF Board Tables Consideration of the Integration of the FCIRCC
  •  Research Management Committee Receives 103 Preproposals
  • CHMA Update

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 5 – October 2010

  • CRDF Board Approves Use of Incentive Prizes
  •  CRDF Announces Request for Proposals
  • Directors Delay Decision on Plan to Integrate FCIRCC into CRDF

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 4 – September 2010

  • Researchers’ Reports

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 3 – June 2010

  • An Overview of Strategic Planning for the Florida Citrus Industry
  • Citrus Health Management Areas
  •  CRDF 2010/11 Budget Funds Worldwide Research Efforts

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 2 – May 2010

  • CRDF Implementing  HLB Management Plan
  • Foundation Hires Browning to Uncover Outside Research Funding
  • HLB Disease Research Making Significant Progress
  • CRDF Sponsors January HLB Conference in Orlando

CRDF Grower Report Volume 1 Issue 1 – April 2010

  • CRDF Newsletter Keeps Growers Informed
  •  What is the Citrus Research and Development Foundation?
  • Breaking Down the Research
  • NAS Develops Strategic Plan to Combat HLB
  • Growers Continue to Invest in Research
  • Research Management Process Designed to Maximize Efficiency