Title: Orange blossoms
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 Material Information
Title: Orange blossoms
Alternate Title: Orange blossom
Physical Description: 25 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Florida Citrus Production Credit Association
Publisher: Florida Citrus Production Credit Association,
Florida Citrus Production Credit Association
Place of Publication: Orlando Fla
Publication Date: May 1956
Frequency: irregular
completely irregular
 Subjects
Subject: Oranges -- Marketing -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Oranges -- Periodicals -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
 Notes
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1, (May 1942)-v. 25, no. 8 (Nov. 1967).
Numbering Peculiarities: Vol. 16 repeated in numbering.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00086633
Volume ID: VID00052
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 45618176
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VOL. 15, No. 2. OFFICIAL PROGRAM May 195bb
THIRD CITRUS AND SUB-TROPICAL FRUITS INSTITUTE
DIRECTED BY AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICE UNIVERSITY of FLORIDA
MAY 30 & 31, 1956
NEW 4-H CLUB CAMP
(5 Mi. N. W. of LAKE PLACID, HIGHLANDS COUNTY)

CITRUS HALL
~(Kitchen and Dininq Room)
Built by the Citrus Industry, will be used the first time
during the Citrus and Sub-TropicalFruits Institute.


K. S. McMullen
District Agent
Agricultural Extension
Service
As chairman of the Finance Com-
mittee that raised the money and
built the New State 4-H Camp.


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Fred Lawrence


TUESDAY EVENING ---------- MAY 29th
6:30 P. M. SUPPER - - - - CITRUS HALL
8:00 P. M. ENTERTAINMENT Games, Movies,
Songs N. H. McQueen. . In Charge

WEDNESDAY MORNING - - - - MAY 30th

CITRUS SECTION -
Fred P. Lawrence, Citriculturist - -Agricultural
Extension Service . . . . Presiding

9:00 A. M. INVOCATION Rev. RobertW. Fisher
Pastor, Methodist Church -Lake Placid, Fla.
Hal Jones
WELCOME to Institute K. S. McMullen,Institute Mgr.

WHERE DO WE STAND ON SPREADING DECLINE -
Hal Jones, Ass't. to Commissioner, inCharge of
Spreading Decline Work . . State Plant Board -
A report on recent developments in our efforts to
combat spreading decline.

NEW DEVELOPMENTS in BUDWOOD CERTIFICATION
Gerald Norman, Special Inspector, State Plant Board
Mr. Norman has just returned from a tour of California
and Texas where he had the opportunity of studying their
budwood certification programs. He will give a report on
this trip, plus the recent development in our ownprogram. -

RECESS

ADDRESS Willard M. Fifield, Provost for Agriculture
University of Florida
NEW METHODS & TECHNIQUES in PLANTING CITRUS
TREES Charles D. Kime, Jr., Production Mgr. Waver- Charles Kime, Jr.
ly Growers. Mr.Kime's organization is developing a large
tract of new citrus groves and he is here to tell us how they
manage to plant some two thousand trees per day.

ALLOCATING Production Costs Zach Savage, Econom-
ist, In Charge of Grove Studies Experiment Station -
University of Florida

Do you know what percent of your total cost of operations
you can afford to spend on each operation? Zach will give
you some guide posts that will help you do a more effici-
ent management program.

12:00 Noon LUNCH- - - - - CITRUS HALL

COOPERATING AGENCIES
Florida Agricultural Experiment Station U. S. Hort-
icultural Station State Plant Board Florida Citrus
Mutual Florida Citrus Production CreditAssociation -
University of Miami Soil Science Foundation


Dr. Geo. D. Ruehle


R. Bruce Ledin


THURSDAY AFTERNOON --------- MAY 31st
M. U. Mounts, County Agent -Palm Beach Presiding

GUAVA HYBRIDS & THEIR POSSIBILITIES -Dr. George
D. Ruehle,Vice Director-in-Charge, Sub-Tropical Ex-
periment Station - - Homestead, Florida
What are the possibilities of growing new and improved
varieties? Much information in answer to this question
will be presented, plus other interesting factors concern-
ing the culture of this exotic fruit.

PROPAGATING GUAVAS & OTHER SUB-TROPICALS -
Roy O. Nelson, University of Miami. For years itwas
nigh impossible to propagate many of our sub-tropicals
by means other than seed. New techniques now make it
possible to vegetatively propogate most varieties.

RECESS
FIELD HANDLING OF SUB-TROPICAL FRUITS C. H.
Steffani, former County Agent, Dade County - Are our
containers and harvesting methods adequate? Much in-
formation in answer this question will be covered, plus
other interesting facts and figures on harvesting methods
and the resulting losses from spoilage and waste as the
result of a job poorly done. Mr. Steffani has had 43 years
experience with tropical fruit.

RECOMMENDED VARIETIES of MANGOS and AVOCADOS
- Dr. R. Bruce Ledin, or Dr. George D. Ruehle What
are the desirable characters of these fruits? do we have
a variety that adequately possesses these characters?

GROWING SUB- TROPICAL FRUITS
A PANEL . . . . . ... .Jack T.McCown
Moderator -


Laurence Zill
David Sturrock
Dr. George Ruehle


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Laurence Zill


R. Bruce Ledin
M. U. Mounts
Dr. S. John Lynch


Here is your chance to ask those questions that have been
bothering you "no holds barred" the above panel will
give you an honest answer even if it is "we don't know. "
5:00 P. M.. . . . .. . . ..ADJOURN
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FLORIDA CITRUS PRODUCTION CREDIT ASSOCIATION
427 So. Orange Ave. P. O. Box 2111
Orlando, Florida
FLORIDA CITRUS PRODUCTION CREDIT ASSOCIATION
the citrus production financing cooperative, contributes this
programs a service tothe growers of Florida to assist in
bringing to them, current information on new practices and
developments thatwill aid in raising, and marketing citrus
and sub-tropical fruits.
FIELD OFFICES AT:
A. H. Whitmore
WINTER HAVEN EUSTIS ey -re
P. 0. BoxSec'y Treas.
P. O. Box 695 P. O. Box 1415


W. L. Tait
Representative
Inspector


Gerald Norman


Zach Savage




THURSDAY MORNING ----------- MAY 31st
7:15 A. M. BREAKFAST -- ---- --Citrus Hall

SUB-TROPICAL FRUITS SECTION
M. U. Mounts, County Agent Palm Beach Presiding
9:00 A. M. Announcements & Remarks K. S.
McMullen Institute Manager

FRUITS for SOUTHERN FLORIDA David Sturrock
West Palm Beach -Our varying range of soils and cli-
mate lendthemselves to the successful growing of a
wide variety of colorful and nutritious fruits. Your
speaker will discuss many of those that can andpossi-
bly should be grown more extensively in Southern Fla.
LYCHEE GROWING on HARD-PAN SOILS, J.H.Popham, Jr.
Osprey, Florida Our lychee industry has to a degree
been developed on the more poorly drained soils. Your
speaker has done a successful job of growing lychee trees
on these soil types. Illustrated talk- methods of drainage,
irrigation and successful management onhardpan soils.

RECESS
DANGERS of IMPORTATIONS William (Bill)Carmichael,
Perrine, Florida -Although the State Plant Board is doing
the best possible job under existing regulations, there is
still a great danger of introducing diseases and insects
into our state that could cost our growers of fruits and
vegetables millions of dollars in crop loss each year.

USDA RESEARCH PROGRAM for AVOCADOS, MANGOS
and LIMES Dr. Paul L. Harding, Principal Plant Phys-
iologist, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils andAgricultural
Engineering, A.R.S., Orlando, Florida Dr. Harding
will report results being carried out by his department on
certain sub-tropical fruits.


David Sturrock





















J. H. Popham, Jr.


12: 00 1 : 15 P. M. LUNCH - - - - Citrus Hall

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CITRUS HALL
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Built by the Florida Citrus industry and will be
used for the first time during the 1956 Citrus &
, Sub-Tropical Fruits Institute.
-Construction of the Camp began in 1950 and all
.facilities are now almost completed.It will camp
1500 4-H boys and girls each summer and pro-
-vide extended campus of the University of Florida
Ifor all adult farmers and homemakers through
institutes,short courses & other educational means


M. U. Mounts


Dr. Paul Harding


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THURSDAY MORNING -------- MAY 31st
7:15 A. M. BREAKFAST- ------ -Citrus Hall


WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON- ------ -MAY 30th

Jack T. McCown, Ass't. Horticulturist, Agricultural :i.
Extension Service

1:00P. M. Current Information on 1956 Infestation
of Mediterranean Fruit Fly in Florida James E.
Brogdon Entomologist Agricultural Extension ,
Service Gainesville

THREE YEARS RESULTS FROM USING DIFFERENT
NITROGEN SOURCES and RATES on PRODUCTION &
Quality of Marsh Grapefruit Dr. Paul Smith U. S.
Horticultural Station Orlando, Fla.
This may well be the information for which
we have been waiting.

DISEASE OBSERVATIONS in the MIDDLE EAST Dr.
J. F. L. Childs, Pathologist USDA -Orlando, Fla.
Dr. Childs has recently returned from a several months
visit in Egypt, Palestine and other citrus productionareas
of the world where he went to observe and advise on citrus
diseases. (Illustrated)

WINTER DEFOLIATION PROBLEMS - - - - -
(a) Controlling Insects in Relation to Winter Defoli-
ation W. L. Thompson, Entomologist, Citrus Ex-
periment Station
(b) Some Factors that may be Related to Winter De-
foliation Dr. H. J. Reitz, Horticulturist, Citrus
Experiment Station
(c) Questions by Growers Discussion of the Increas-
ingly serious problem of defoliation

5:00 P. M. ADJOURN, Swimming, Fishing, Relaxation

WEDNESDAY EVENING- - - - - - -MAY 30th

6:30 P. M. SUPPER- - - - - -CITRUS HALL
8:00 P. M. ENTERTAINMENT Games, Songs, Movies
N. H. McQueen - In Charge

The Institute Staff Expresses Appreciation to:
Florida Citrus PCA - - Programs and Song Books
Dolomite Products, Inc.- -- - - -- -Name Plates
Florida Citrus Mutual - - --- - Grapefruit Juice
Ridge Lime & Avocado Growers Ass'n. - Lime Juice
Highlands County Commissioners - -Repairs to Roads
State Road Board - - -- Parking lot improvements
Bradenton NFLA - -Printing inscriptions on envelopes
used to mail programs.

Program developed by the county agents of Highlands,
DeSoto, Sarasota, Palm Beach and Polk Counties work-
ing with the Extension Service, Experiment Stations,
U. S. Horticultural Station and College of Agriculture


Dr. J. F. L. Childs


M. U. Mounts


Dr. Paul Harding


SUB-TROPICAL FRUITS SECTION
M. U. Mounts, County Agent Palm Beach Presiding
9:00 A. M. Announcements & Remarks K. S.
McMullen Institute Manager

FRUITS for SOUTHERN FLORIDA David Sturrock
West Palm Beach -Our varying range of soils and cli-
mate lendthemselves to the successful growing of a
wide variety of colorful and nutritious fruits. Your
David Sturrock
speaker will discuss many of those that can andpossi-
bly shouldbe grown more extensively in Southern Fla.
LYCHEE GROWING on HARD-PAN SOILS,J.H.Popham, Jr.
Osprey, Florida Our lychee industry has to a degree
been developed on the more poorly drained soils. Your
speaker has done a successful job of growing lychee trees
on these soil types. Illustrated talk- methods of drainage,
irrigation and successful management onhardpan soils.

RECESS
DANGERS of IMPORTATIONS William (Bill)Carmichael,
Perrine, Florida -Although the State Plant Board is doing
the best possible job under existing regulations, there is
still a great danger of introducing diseases and insects ":M "
into our state that could cost our growers of fruits and
vegetables millions of dollars in crop loss each year.

USDA RESEARCH PROGRAM for AVOCADOS, MANGOS
and LIMES Dr. Paul L. Harding, Principal Plant Phys-
iologist, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils andAgricultural J. H. Popham, Jr.
Engineering, A.R.S., Orlando, Florida Dr. Harding
will report results being carried out by his department on
certain sub-tropical fruits.
12:00 1:15 P. M. LUNCH -- -- - - Citrus Hall


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CITRUS HALL
(Kitchen andDininqRoom)\
_ Built by the Florida Citrus industry and will be
|used for the first time during the 1956 Citrus &
SSub-Tropical Fruits Institute.
Construction of the Camp began in 1950 and all
facilities are now almost completed.It will camp
1500 4-H boys and girls each summer and pro-
vide extended campus of the University of Florida
for all adult farmers and homemakers through
institutes,short courses & other educational means
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James E.Brogdon


W. L. Thompson


Dr. n. J. Keitz


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F. S. Perry


John F.


B. J. Ha


THIRD CITRUS and SUB-TROPICAL FRUITS INSTITUTE
Directed by:
Florida Agricultural Extension Service H. G. Clayton, Director
Directors:
Fred P. Lawrence, Citriculturist K. S. McMullen, Dist. Agent
F. S. Perry Dist. Agent
ADVISORY COMMITTEE
DeSoto County Sarasota County
W. L. Woods, County Agent K. A. Clark, County Agent
J.F. Hollingsworth, Grower Holly Popham, Grower
Palm Beach County Highlands County
M. U. Mounts, County Agent B. J. Harris, County Agent
Richard Slayton, Grower Jim Coarsey, Grower
Bill Miller, Grower Cole Danley, Grower H. G. Clayton
Laurence Zill, Grower J. C. Hayman, Asst. Co. Agt.
Hardee County Polk County
J.F. Barco, County Agent J. A. Haddox,Asst.Co.Agt.
Recreation Director Hostess
N.H. McQueen, County Agent Catherine Brabson,Home Dem.
Punta Gorda Agt. Highlands County
4-H CLUB BOYS DETAIL


J. C. Hayman, Ass 't. County Agent -Highlands County
PROGRAMS
Al Whitmore Florida Citrus PCA Orlando, Fla.
W. L. Tait Florida Citrus PCA Orlando, Fla.
Barco REGISTRATION
B. J. Harris, Jr., County Agent;Mrs. Joy H. Womble,
Secretary, County Agent, Mrs. T. L. Ellis, Secretary
Home DemonstrationAgent Highlands County, Fla.
FOOD SERVICE - HOUSING - RECREATION
Food Service: Meals will be served at camp begin-
ning with supper at 6:30 p.m.-Tuesday, May 29thru
luncheon Thursday, May 31. "Citrus Hall"(kitchen-
dining room)built by the citrus industry has beencom-
leted and is now ready for initial use. Luncheon & sup-
per $1.25 each, Breakfast $. 75. Children under 10
years old half price.
HOUSING: Sleeping accommodations free of charge.
rris, Jr. 4-H boys and girls squad cabins total capacity 144.
Two leaders, cabins total capacity 20;two control cab-
ins, total capacity 32 available. Camp will sleep 196
persons. Facilities available for men, women and
children. Men and women housed separately. Persons
sleeping at camp must bring sheets, pillows, towels &
toiletarticles. Nearby motor courts and hotels are
available at nominal prices.
RECREATION: A good place to meet your friends and
relax. Swimming, fishing, songs, games and fun for all
the family. Spend the nights May 29 and 30 and enjoy
all these facilities.


W. L.Woods

MAP of DIRECTIONS
to
NTiFW 4-H AMP


J. C. Hayman




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