Title: Orange blossoms
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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: June 1959
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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: VID00067
Source Institution: University of Florida
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6th Annual Growers Institute


Vol. 17, No. 2.


June 1 9 5 9


6TH Annual South Florida Citrus Growers Institute
June 3 & 4, 1959
4-H Camp Cloverleaf
(5 Mt. N. W. of Lake Placid, Highlands County)


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6th ANNUAL SOUTH FLORIDA CITRUS INSTITUTE


F. P. Lawrence


1:30 P. M. . .AFTERNOON SESSION

Presiding Jack T.McCown, Ass't. Cit-
riculturist, Agricultural Extension Serv-
ice, University of Florida- Gainesville


TUESDAY JUNE 2 REGISTRATION

6:15 P. M. SUPPER CITRUS HALL
8:00 P. M. ........ RECREATION

WEDNESDAY JUNE 3

7:15 A. M. Breakfast CITRUS HALL

MORNING SESSION ... .9:00 A. M.

Presiding Fred P. Lawrence, Citri-
culturist, Agricultural Extension Service,
University of Florida Gainesville

Opening Remarks
Invocation Rev. D. C. Spillman, Pas-
tor, First Baptist Church, Lake Placid

"Producing and Delivering Top Quality
Fruit" Fred P. Lawrence, Citricult-
urist, Agricultural Extension Service,
University of Florida Gainesville

We have asked Fred to discuss some of
the important aspects of cultural practices
and marketing methods involved to assure
the delivery of top quality fruit.

"Greasy Spot Disease and Its Control" -
Dr. Mortimer Cohen,Ass't. Pathologist,
Indian River Field Laboratory, Ft. Pierce

Greasy spot continues tobe abig problem
in ridge groves -frequently causing heavy
loss of foliage andweakening of the tree.
Dr. Cohenwill give us current research
findings as well as the recommended con-
trol.
RECESS

"The Plant Board's Citrus Programs" -
Dr. W.G. Cowperthwaite, Plant Comm-
issioner, State Plant Board -Gainesville

Many changes and the progress made dur-
ing the past year in this vital program to
the Florida Citrus Industry render this
topic of special interest to all citrus grow-
ers. Dr. Cowperthwaite will touch brief-
ly on the background of the State Plant
Board's citrus programs and acquaint us
with recent progress.

"Melanose--Its Importance and Control"
Dr. Mortimer Cohen, Assistant Plant
Pathologist, Indian River Field Labora-
tory, Ft. Pierce, Florida

Melanose was first discovered in Flori-
da in 1892 by Webber and Swingle and
even today, it is the largest single grade
lowering factor the grower has to combat.

12:00 NOON- Luncheon CITRUS HALL


W. A. Siman-
ton


J. E.Brogdon


Sprayprograms are becoming more com.
plicated and in many instances, less ef-
fective. With this in mind your commit-
tee has asked Bill to talk to us about the
job we are doing trying to control insects
and diseases; speeds, nozzles, timing,
gallons per tree, re-counts and the eff-
ectiveness and economy of the operation.

"The Summer and Fall Insect Situation"
- Dr. W. A. Simanton, Entomologist,.
Lake Alfred Citrus Station

Dr. Simanton is in charge of the Exper-
iment Station's field survey program and
has a wealth of information on insectpop-
ulations andhowthey are affectedby cli-
mate and other factors. We have asked
him to help us gaze into the crystal ball
for the remainder of the year.

RECESS

"New Spray Materials" James E. Brog-
don, Entomologist, Agricultural Exten-
sion Service, University of Florida -
Gainesville

Newer and more effective spray material
constantly coming on the market dictate
that growers keep abreast of the latest
findings and recommendations as to their
proper use.

"Pruning and Thinning Practices for Max-
imum Production A Look Into the Future
R. E.Norris, Lake County Agricultur.
al Extension Agent, Tavares

Our industry continues to expand and grow
older. Because of this, growers contem-
plating new acreages are wondering about
spacings, rootstocks and varieties.Those
with old groves need information on hed-
ging, topping and tree rejuvenation. Bob
has agreed to discuss these items with us.

5:00 P. M. . . . .. .ADJOURN
6:15 P. M. SUPPER CITRUS HALL
8:00 P. M . . .. RECREATION


THURSDAY JUNE 4
7:15 A. M. -Breakfast-CITRUS HALL
9:00 A. M. .... .MORNING SESSION


Presiding William H. Mathews, Ass't.
Horticulturist, Agricultural Extension
Service, University of Florida Gaines-
ville


Dean D. Halsey


J. F. L. Childs
J. F L. Childs


R. G. Pitman


Herman Reitz


Warren O.
Johnson


"What Kind of a Job Are We Doing? -
..i.d At.' William H. Mathews, Ass't. Horticult-
Jack T. McCown urist, Agricultural Extension Service,
University of Florida Gainesville


E. P. DuCharme


Opening Remarks and Announcements

"The California Citrus Industry -- As I
Know It" Dean D. Halsey, Farm Advi-
sor (Ass't. County Agent) Riverside
County, Indio, California

Mr. Halsey has been a county farm ad-
visor inCaliforniafor a number of years
and took a leave of absence last fall to
enroll at the University of Florida to
study for an advanced degree.His major
interest lies in the field of soil salinity
and soil moisture. he is located in one
of California's principal citrus producing
counties and is well qualified to give us
some salient points on the California cit-
rus industry.

"The Florida Budwood Program What's
in it for the Grower? - Dr. J. F. L.
Childs, Plant Pathologist, USDA Horti-
cultural Station, Orlando

The Florida Budwood Registration pro-
gram has attracted international atten-
tion. This talk will explain why this pro-
gram is important to your future success
as a citrus grower.

RECESS

"Are Registered Trees Available? R.G.
Pitman, President, Florida Citrus Nur-
seryman's Association.

Mr. Pitman, as president of the Citrus
Nurserymen's Association, has agreed
to tell us of the availability, by variety,
of the registered trees produced in the
state, and also to give us an idea of the
possible sources of budwood.

"Fertilizing for Quality" Dr. Herman
Reitz, Horticulturist in Charge, Lake Al-
fred Citrus Station

Citrus fertilization is one of the most im-
portant and frequently misunderstood man-
agement practices confronting the citrus
grower today. Contributing to this mana-
gementproblem are the influences of cult-
ural practices and weather. Dr. Reitz
has agreed to discuss some phases of this
problem, particularly with regard to pro-
ducing quality fruit.

12:00 NOON Luncheon CITRUS HALL


William J.
(Bill) Jones












Ralph Miller










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Harry Ford


Charlie Root


Mortimer
Cohen


W. G. Cowper-
thwaite


R.E. "Bob"
Norris


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1:30 P. M. ... AFTERNOON SESSION
Presiding James E. Brogdon, Entom-
ologist, Agricultural Extension Service,
University of Florida Gainesville
"Some Additional Information on the Bur-
rowing Nematode (Radolphus similis) -
Dr. E.P.DuCharme, Plant Pathologist,
Lake Alfred Citrus Experiment Station.
Burrowing nematodes causing "Spreading
Decline" constitute one of the important
diseases currently affecting citrus groves
The ability of burrowing nematodes to re-
produce and establish populations is com-
pared with the actual populations present
on citrus roots. Factors that influence
populations of burrowing nematodes will
also be discussed.
"My Experience in Growing Citrus on
Poorly Drained Soils" A. R. Jones,
Vero Beach
Art has been successful in overcoming
some drainage problems in the groves
that he owns and manages in Indian River
County. He has agreed to give us an ill-
ustrated talk showing howhe has attacked
and overcome these problems.

RECESS

PANEL DISCUSSION Planting Poorly
Drained Soils to Citrus" -
This is one of the least understood and
most talked about topics among Florida
citrus growers today;one in which there
is keen interest and considerable grower
experimentation. Because of thiswehave
assembled the following panel of promin-
ent research workers and production man-
agers who are also vitally interested and
have had at least some first hand exper-
ience with the problem.

These men are here at our insistence and
have agreed to answer your questions to
the best of their ability. Write out your
questions and place them in the question
box, or ask them from the floor.
MODERATOR . .Fred P. Lawrence
Bill Jones, Prod. Mgr., Minute Maid
Charlie Root, Prod. Mgr., Lykes Bros.
A.R. Jones,Grove Owner & Prod. Mgr.
Dr. Ralph L. Miller, Citrus Consultant
Dr. Harry Ford, Horticulturist, Citrus
Experiment Station
Warren O. Johnson, Horticultural Pro-
tection Service
A. R. Updike, Jr., Production Mgr.

Dr. Herman Reitz has been asked to
sum up the panel discussion and tomake
some additional remarks in regard to
our expanding citrus acreage.


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Marshall O.
Watkins


W. P. Hayman


JUNE 3 & 4, 1959
SIXTH SOUTH FLORIDA CITRUS
GROWERS INSTITUTE

Florida Agricultural Extension Service
University of Florida

M. O. Watkins, Director
K. S. McMullen, District Agent
F. S. Perry, District Agent
Fred P. Lawrence, Citriculturist
Jack T. McCown, Ass't. Horticulturist
Wm. H. Mathews,Ass't. Horticulturist
B. J. Harris, Jr., Highlands Co. Agent
David Martsolf, Highlands County, Ass't.
J. C. Hayman, Hardee County Agent
W. P. Hayman, Polk County Agent
W. L. Hatcher, DeSoto County Agent
T. E. Whitmore, Manatee Co. Asst.Agt.

GROWER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

George F. Marrs, Hardee County
G. F. Ward, Highlands County
W. Erle Camplin, DeSoto County
J. M. Coarsey, Highlands County
J. F. Hollinsworth, DeSoto County
W. J. Post, Highlands County
A. H. Whitmore, Orlando
W. L. Tait, Winter Haven
Cole Danley, Jr., Highlands County
John H. G. Hutchinson, Highlands County

RECREATION DIRECTOR

Dr. E. W. Cake, Agricultural Extensior
Service, University of Florida

HOSTESS

Catherine Brabson, Home Demonstra-
tion Agent, Highlands County

4-H BOYS CAMP DETAIL

David Martsolf, Ass't. County Agent,
Highlands County . . .. In Charge

REGISTRATION

B. J. Harris, County Agent, Highlands
County . . . . .... In Charge

Assisted by Mrs. Helen Bryan, Secre-
tary, County Agent

Mrs. T. L. Ellis, Secretary, Home
Demonstration Agent

COOPERATING AGENCIES
Florida Agricultural Experiment Station
U. S. Horticultural Station
State Plant Board
Industry Representatives


T. E. Whitmore


E.W. Cake


INSTITUTE PLANNING COMMITTEE
EXPRESSES APPRECIATION TO:
Florida Citrus Production Credit Ass'n.
Programs and Publicity
Southern Dolomite Company, E.G. Mey-
er, Name Tags and Fans
Florida Citrus Mutual Publicity & Juice
Dolomite Products, Inc., Larry Davis,
Inscriptions on Envelopes
Ridge Lime and Avocado Growers Ass'n.
Ivey Futch Lime Juice

FOOD SERVICE: Meals will be served
at Camp beginning with supper at 6:15
p. m., Tuesday, June 2, through lunch
on Thursday, June 4. Lunch & Supper -
$1.35 each. Breakfast 85. Season Tick-
et $6. 50. Children under 10 years -
half price.

HOUSING: Sleeping accommodations -
Free of Charge. Available:
12 4-H Club boys and girls cabins -
sleep 144.
2 Leaders cabins with bath and inner-
spring mattresses sleep 32
Men and women housed separately. Per-
sons sleeping at Camp must furnish own
sheets, pillows, towels and toilet articles.
Nearby motels and hotels available at
nominal prices.

RECREATION: A good place to meet
your friends and relax. Swimming,fish-
ing, songs fun for all the family.
Spend the nights Tuesday, June 2, and
Wednesday, June 3.


4fivria (Citrus 3robuction (frebit

SAssoiation

I 4 iThe Citrus Financing Cooperative
9SPINlWLE Cup"I
Florida Citrus Production Credit Associ- W
ation helped prepare this program in coop-
eration with the Agricultural Extension Ser-
vice of the University of Florida, the Citrus
Experiment Station, the U. S. D. A., and
Industry leaders.
The associations the cooperative lender
to citrus growers of annual production and Whitmore
capital improvement need loans.


Brooks


Tait


Moreland Lunsford


OFFICES IN
WINTER HAVEN
P. O. B. 786


W. L. Hatcher


K. S. McMullen


F. S. Perry


C.Hayman

J. C. Hayman


ORLANDO
P.O.B. 2111


EUSTIS
P. O. B. 1415




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