Vol. 13, No. 3.
HAROLD G. CLAYTON, DIRECTOR
FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
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iEDNXESDAY June 2nd
9:30 A. M. Subjects on Spread-
ing Decline, Drainage, Irriga-
tion, Greasy Spot, Biological
Control, and Buduwood Certifica-
4:30 P. M. Adjourn
THURSDAY June 3rd
8t30 A. M. Subjects on Citrus
Topworking, Nutrition, Grove
Records, Processing, Acid
Fruits, Lyohees, Avocados, and
4350 P. M. Adjourn.
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THE FIRST CITRUS AND SUB-TROPICAL FRUITS INSTITUTE
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY JUNE 2 and 5, 1954
To be held at
THE NEW STATE LL-B CLUB CAMP
(3 miles N.W. of Lake Placid, Highlands County)
We are proud to announce the first Citrus and Sub-Tropical
Fruits Institute for you in Southern Florida. The need for
this Institute has been expressed many times and we are con-
fident that it will be valuable to your industry. We hope
you will plan now to attend.
You are already well informed on your business and recognize
the importance of keeping abreast of the newest developments
by research, industry, and individuals in your business. The
program has been carefully planned and designed to present
this type of information.
We believe you will like the new 4-H Camp, the place where
the Institute will be held. Even though it is -only sixty-five
, percent completed, adequate facilities are available. A spa-
, cious auditorium, built by the Cattlemen will be the meeting
Place, and food service will be arranged in the canteen and
Sboys' class room buildings.
SPlan to bring your family and spend the night if possible.
SBring your bathing suit and fishing tackle, and do some swim-
Sming and fishing. If you have a boat, bring it along. In
This way you can mix some much needed recreation with the fine
I want to extend a most cordial invitation to you to attend
t this Institute and participate in the program and other events
t that have been arranged for you.
THURSDAY JUNE 3..........K. S. McMullen, In Charge
Presiding FRED P. LAWRENCE, Extension Citricultur-
ist, University of Florida
8:30 A. M.
Jasper N. Joiner
Dr. George D. Ruehle
Dr. Walter Reuther
D. W. Dekle
"THOUGHTS on Florida Agriculture Frank
L. Holland, Manager, Florida Agricultural
Research Institute, Winter Haven
"Lychee Production in Florida" Jasper N. Joiner,
Ass't. Horticulturist, Agricultural Extension Service
University of Florida
"Avocado Production on Florida Sands" Dr. George
D. Ruehle, Vice Director in Charge, Sub-Tropical Ex-
periment Station Homestead
"Problems in Top-Working Bearing Citrus Trees" -
Bill Jones, Production Manager, Minute Maid Corp-
oration Winter Haven.
"Present Status of Processing Acid Fruits in Florida"
- Dr. W. R. Roy, Director of Research, Minute Maid
. . . .LUNCH . . . . . .
1:00 P. M. Presiding JAMES E. BROGDON, Extension
Entomologist University of Florida
"Citrus Nutrition for Florida Sandy Soils" Dr. Walter
R. Reuther, Principal Horticulturist, USDA Horticult-
ural Station Orlando
"Lime Bark Disease" Dr. J. F. L. Childs, Plant Path-
ologist, USDA Horticultural Station Orlando
"Grove Records and Their Value" Zach Savage, Asso-
ciate Agricultural Economist, Agricultural Experiment
Station, University of Florida
"Some Insect Pests of the Lychee" D. W. Dekle -
Entomologist, State Plant Board Gainesville
h:30 P. M.. . . . . . . . . ADJOURN
THE INSTITUTE STAFF EXPRESSES APPRECIATION TO
Florida Citrus PCA Programs and Song Books
Ward's Nursery Avon Park Prizes
Naco Fertilizer Company Water Barrel
Dolomite Products Incorporated Name Plates
ALL OTHERS who contributed to the program
FRANK L. HOLLAND
James E. Brogdor
Dr. J.F.L. Child
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P D r
M. 0. Watkins
E. P. DuCharme
9:30 A. M.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 2 .........K. S. YcMullen, In Charge
Presiding M. O. WATKErS, Ass't. Director, Agricult-
Extension Service, University of Florida
WELCOME to the First Citrus and Sub-
Tropical Fruits Institute H. G. Clayton,
Director, Agricultural Extension Service
University of Florida
"Florida Citrus Mutual A Citrus Growers Organization"
- Hon. Perry Murray, Pres., Florida Citrus Mutual
"Present Status of Spreading Decline Research" Dr.
E. P. DuCharme, Associate Pathologist, Florida Citrus
Experiment Station, Lake Alfred.
"Some Methods of Treating Spreading Decline"(Illust.)
Morton Howell, Production Manager Waverly Growers
. . . . .. LUNCH . . . .......
S1:00 P. M. Presiding FRED P. LAWRENCE, Extension
a Citriculturist, University of Florida
"The Value of Proper Drainage and Irrigation in Florida
Citrus Production"- Dr. J. W. Sites, Horticulturist,
ed Citrus Experiment Station Lake Alfred
Fred P, Lawrence
"Discussion of Greasy Spot" W. L. Thompson, Entomol-
ogist, Citrus Experiment Station Lake Alfred.
; "Citrus Budwood Certification Program Progress Re-
port" Joe N. Busby, Assistant Chief Inspector,
State Plant Board Gainesville.
"Some Aspects of Biological Control in Citrus Groves
W. L. Thompson
.akl Afr~d" of the Ridge Area" R. E. Norris, County Agent,Lake
4:30 P. M. ADJOURN Swimming, Boating, Fishing.
6:50 P. M. SUPER ......................MESS HALL
r^SB 8:00 P. M. EVENTG ITERTAINMENT ......AUDITORIUM
N. H. McQueen Charlotte County Agricultural Agent
L. W. Ziegler
Joe N. Busby
R. E. Norris
Florida Agricultural Experiment Station U. S. Horticultural Station -
Florida Citrus Production Credit Association College of Agriculture -
State Plant Board Florida Citrus Mutual Other Agricultural Agencies
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Serving the Agriculture of the '
World's Larqest Citrus Area
Zomw 4-H Camp
INSUTITUTE PROGRAM BAS BEEN ARRANGED FOR YOU BY,
W. L4 Woods '
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Kenneth S. McMullen
Dist. Agent, Agricult
Burt J. Harris '
John F. Barco
Ass't. County Agent '
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SERVING THE CITRUS
GROWERS OF FLORIDA
;ach Summer 150-0r. 4-H bys and girls
learning Science and Skills in Agri-
culture; Improved practices in Homemak-
ing; Citlrenship by Living; Democracy
Leadership by governing themselves; and
\ Recreation through planned camping.
\\ -H Camps serve Florida's adult farmers
Sand Homemakers through Institutes, short
courses, and other educational means--
an extended campus of the University
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Agricultural Extension Service
University of Florida
A. Swimming Docks
F. Leaders' Cabins
G. Squad Cabins (9)
H. Bath House (1)
M. Boys' Workshop J
O. Tropical Orchard
Q. Caretaker's Home
V. Planted Pines
W. L. Tait A. H. Whitmore
Winter Haven Orlando
FLORIDA CITRUS PRODUCTION CREDIT ASSOCIATION
B. Volleyball Courts
C. Softball Diamonds
D. Horseshoe Pits
E. Staff Cabins
G. Squad Cabins (3)
W. Bath House (1)
1. Patio & Stage
K. Kitchen-Dining Room
N. Nurses' Cabin
'. Flag Pole
R. Honor Court Bldg.
. Girl's Practice Kitchen
r. Cook's Quarters
i. Citrus Grove
THE CITRUS and SUB-TROPICAL FRUITS INSTITUTE
Is Directed by the
FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICE
K. S. Mc4ullen, District Agent, Agricultural
F. P. Lawrence, Extension Citrioulturist, Agri-
cultural Extension Service
Bert J. Harris, Highlands County Agric. Agent
W. L. Woods, DeSoto County Agricultural Agent
J. H. Baroo, Hardee County Agricultural Agent
N. H. McQueen, Charlotte County Agrio. Agent
A. H. Whitmore, Florida Citrus PCA Orlando
W. L. Tait, Florida Citrus PCG Winter Haven
4-H Club Boys Detail
J. C. Hayman, Ass't. Highlands County Agricul-
Catherine Brabson, Highlands County Home Demon-
Extension Citrus Advisory Committee
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HOW TO GET THERE: All roads lead to the New State 4-H
Club Camp and the Citrus and Sub-Tropical Fruits Insti-
tute, Wednesday and Thursday, June 2nd and 3rd.
RECREATION: Swimming, boating, fishing, songs, games,
and fun will be available for the entertainment of per-
sons attending the Institute. If you have a boat --
bring it along. Spend the night, June 2nd, and enjoy
all these recreational facilities.
SLEEPING ACCOMODATIONSt Available without charge as
long as they last, in the nine cabins at the New Camp.
Will sleep 108. Facilities are available for men,
women and children-. Persons using the accommodations
at the camp must bring sheets, pillows, towels and
other personal effects, as they are not provided by
the camp. Sleeping accommodations are also available
at nearby motor courts and hotels in Sebring and Lake
Placid at a nominal price. Persons desiring sleeping
accommodations at the camp should make their reservations
early by mailing the form shown below to:
B. J. HARRIS, JR., County Agent
$1.00 RESERVATION FEE FOR EACH PERSON SHOULD ACCOMPANY
YOUR RESERVATION. MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO: THE
CITRUS AND SUB-TROPICAL FRUITS INSTITUTE.
COSTS: Persons staying for Wednesday luncheon thru
Thursday luncheon $4.50. Individual meals $1.25,
(except breakfast $.75).
IN CASE OF CANCELLATION: Reservatiohs fees will be re-
funded ONLY if cancellation is made by Monday, May 31.
MAIL TO: B. J. Harris, Jr. Wednesday & Thursday
Highlands County Agent June 2-3, 1951
Please make reservations for me at the Citrus and Sub-Tropical Fruits Institute to be held
at the new 14-5Camp. I enclose $ reservation fee which will be credited to me when I reg-
ister at Camp.
There will be men; women; children (under six years of age); boys,
girls, in our party.
I (own) (operate) acres of grove in ___County.