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River Ramblings – September 2015

2015 September Issue

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River Ramblings – April 2015

The 2015 Florida Citrus Show scored well with attendees according to a post-event survey. About 800 people attended the event, reflecting its growing popularity among growers and the industry. The educational sessions again scored as the main driver for people choosing to attend. 86% of those surveyed

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River Ramblings – June 2015

The Indian River Citrus League has taken on the challenge of contacting growers in the Indian River District to set up a meeting to discuss the creation of seven (7) different CHMA’s (Citrus Health Management Areas).  These CHMA’s would be formed in order to plan coordinated sprays

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River Ramblings – May 2015

This article presents the cultural cost of production per acre for growing Fresh Grapefruit in the Indian River region during 2014/15. Other growers’ costs such as management, regulatory and opportunity costs are not included in this report. A report including all costs will become available during Summer

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River Ramblings – March 2015

The 2015 Citrus Hall Of Fame induction of Sherwood (Buddy) Johnson clearly cites the wisdom of our industry leaders choosing an individual who has truly enriched our industry and each of our lives, not only by his honored accomplishments, but by his character, leadership and example. It

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River Ramblings – February 2015

On January 27, 2015, The Club at Pointe West in Vero Beach was the backdrop for an evening of relaxation and fun. Dr. Megan Davis, Interim Executive Director of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Florida Atlantic University provided an engaging presentation of research on aquatic life in

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River Ramblings – January 2015

Since the 2014 edition of the Florida Citrus Show concluded in January, much has transpired within the industry to alter perspective on growing strategies, pest management methods, and overall attitudes of those who make up the sector. The most impactful of occurrences being the allocation of $125

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River Ramblings – December 2014

On the evening of January 27, 2015 the Indian River Citrus League Banquet will be held at The Club at Pointe West, located at 7500 14th Lane, Vero Beach. The event will honor a “Legend of the River”, and will feature guest speaker, Dr. Megan Davis, Interim

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River Ramblings – November 2014

What’s the Latest on USDA Citrus Scion Breeding? In its 120 year history, the USDA citrus scion breeding program has provided the mainstays of the Florida specialty citrus industry. The top six USDA specialty cultivars (‘Murcott’, ‘Sunburst’, ‘Minneola’, ‘Orlando’, ‘Fallglo’, and ‘Robinson’) account for 5.7% of total

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River Ramblings – October 2014

Local citrus industry leaders had the opportunity for some one on one time with Florida Governor Rick Scott on October 16, 2014 in Vero Beach. With IMG Citrus packinghouse as the backdrop, Scott along with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam

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