VOL. 13, No. 5
THE INDIAN RIVER CITRUS LEAGUE, INC., COOPERATING WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICE
Extend you a cordial invitation to attend their
EIGHTH ANNUAL CITRUS SEMINAR ESPECIALLY PREPARED FOR THE CITRUS GROWERS OF THE
INDIAN RIVER SECTION TO BE HELD AT THE INDIAN RIVER HOTEL AT COCOA ROCKLEDGE
WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3rd and lth, BEGINNING AT 10:00 A. M.
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On behalf of the Indian
River Citrus League, I
extend you a most cordial
invitation to attend our
eighth annual citrus sem-
inar. The planning commn-
ittee has again selected
several timely and press-
ing problems for discussion.
These programs are planned
and staged for your benefit,
affording you a convenient
opportunity to stay abreast
of our River's citrus indus-
try Geo. I. Fullerton
HON. A.S. (Syd) Herlong, Jr.
Our Congressman from the 5th
District. Raised in Lake
County. Member of a citrus
producing family, he has long
been an ardent promoter of
orderly citrus marketing,
high quality and maturity
standards. Syd has actively
supported our interest in
Congress. We are pleased to
present him on our program.
INDIAN RIVER CITRUS
INDIAN RIVER CITRUS SEMINAR
November 3, 1954
Dr. Harry W. Ford
OPENING 10:00 A. M.
Fred P. Lawrence, Citriculturist, Agricultural Ex-
tension Service, Gainesville............Presiding
Rev. James A. Sawyer, First Baptist Church Cocoa
Hon. A. S. (Syd) Herlong, Jr., Congressman 5th
District, Leesburg.*...*............Guest Speaker
"Depth of Citrus Root Distribution Affected by Fluc-
tuating Water Table" Dr. Herman J. Reitz, Horti-
culturist, Citrus Experiment Station Lake Alfred
"Root Distribution in Relation to a Stabilized Water
Table." Dr. Harry Ford, Ass't. Horticulturist,
Citrus Experiment Station Lake Alfred
1:30 P. M. .. . . . . Panel Discussion
"WATER CONTROL".........Charles D. Kime, Moderator
J. V. D'Albora, Jr., Fruit Grower & Packer Cocoa
Bernard Parrish, Production Mgr., Nevins Fruit Co.,
Bob Edsall, Fruit Grower & Production Mgr., Vero Beach
Art Jones, Fruit Grower Vero Beach
Cornelius Van Der Lught Fruit Grower Ft. Pierce
Norman Platts, Fruit Grower Ft. Pierce
Dr. Herman Reitz, Horticulturist, Citrus Experiment Sta.
SUMMARY of Panel Discussion
Double beds, or single beds Which type offers the
better drainage and water control?
Is Artesian Water suitable for irrigation?
Do you find a water pump-out station necessary?
Is wilting during dry weather injurious?
These, and other questions occur frequently. NOW
is your chance to get the other fellows opinion.
BRING YOUR QUESTIONS - PRESENT THEM TO THE PANEL
This is your opportunity to find out what other growers
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Cornelius Van Der Lugt
INDIAN RIVER CITRUS SEMINAR
Thursday Morning November 4, 1954
.,: OPENING 9:30 A. M.
Bruce Tibbo Ft. Pierceo...o.......Presiding
"Seasonal Changes in Grapefruit with Special Refer-
ence to Variation in Quality Within Pack Boxes" -
Dr. Paul Harding, Principal Plant Physiologist
Paul L. Harding USDA Orlando Jc
"Quality Talks" John N. Kirkland, Southeastern
Area Manager Kroger.Wesco
"Producing Quality Fruit" W. L. Thompson, Entomol-
ogist, Lake Alfred Experiment Station
1:30 P. M. Dan Richardson, Vero Beach Presiding
"Citrus in the Indian River Area" "Willard M. Fif-
ield, Director, Florida Agricultural Exper. Stations
I. L. Thompson CITRUS PRODUCTION PANEL
James T. Oxford......oo................Moderator Wi
Thomas L. Cain, Jr., Grove Caretaker Cocoa
L. So Andrews, Jr., Mgr., Nevina Fruit Co. Cocoa
Bob Edsall, Grove Caretaker & Citrus Grower Vero Beach
Paul Robertson, Citrus Grower Vero Beach
Herb Kincaid, Citrus Grower Ft. Pierce
J. H. Brooks, Mgr. DiGiorgio Fruit Corp. Ft. Pierce
Dr. Walter Reuther, Principal Horticulturist USDA
Orlando SUMMARY of Panel Discussion
SHAT FERTILIZER ARE YOU USING?
1. Organic, or inorganic sources of nitrogen? D
2. One, two, or three applications per year?
Herb Kincaid 3. Ratio? Timing? Amount?
4. What minor elements? How much?
hn N. Kirkland
llard M. Fifield
r. Walter Reuther
L. S. Andrews, jr.
J. H. Brooks
Thomas L. Cain
Indian River Hotel c.s
James T. Oxford
NOVEMBER 3 &
THE FOCAL POINT OF THIS SEMINAR WILL BE A DISCUSSION BY GROWERS
OF THEIR PRACTICAL EXPERIENCES IN PRODUCING QUANTITY AND QUALITY
CITRUS FRUIT IN THE INDIAN RIVER AREA. IT IS FELT THAT THROUGH
THE EXCHANGE OF GROwER IDEAS, GOOD SOUND PRODUCTION INFORMATION
WILL BE GAINED. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE BECAUSE OF THE COMPARA-
TIVELY SHORT PERIOD OF TIME THAT SYSTEMATIC RESEARCH HAS BEEN
CARRIED ON IN THE INDIAN RIVER AREA. THESE PANEL DISCUSSIONS
HAVE BEEN ARRANGED AT YOUR REQUEST AND FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION
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TOM MOORE and his cast
at 3:30 p. m. Wednes.
day. Nationally known
radio personality pro- DOPENOABLE CNEOIT
ducer of "Florida Citrus
Calling" the citrus grow- FLORIDA CITRUS PR(
ers own radio show broad DUCTION CREDIT AS!
cast daily on MBS in cooperation wi
Special rates have
."' Labeen arranged with
the Indian River
Hotel on the water
front at Cocoa.
Rooms $3.00 single $4.00 double. Make reserva-
tions either with the hotel, or Jimmy Oxford, County
Agent Cocoa, Florida.
Charles D. Kime
the county agents of
Brevard, Indian River
& St. Lucie Counties
furnishes this program
as a service to the
growers of Indian Riv-
er A. H. Whitmore Secretary-Treasurer
Orlando Eustis Winter Haven