Highlights from the PRVCGA Annual Meeting

Ernie NeffCitrus, Public Relations

The new Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Association (PRVCGA) 4-H Citrus Club had a strong showing at the association’s annual meeting on Feb. 25 at the Turner Agri-Civic Center in Arcadia. Eighteen trees grown by club members were sold at the event. This included several grapefruit and tangerine trees that sold for more than $200 each, and the grand champion … Read More

Make Plans to Attend the Miss Florida Citrus Pageant

Tacy CalliesAwards, Public Relations

A new spokeswoman for the Sunshine’s State’s citrus industry will be crowned at the Miss Florida Citrus pageant next week. Citrus industry members are encouraged to attend the Miss Florida Citrus and Miss Winter Haven pageant on Saturday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m. at Polk State College’s Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets are available for $10 in advance at … Read More

Industry Encouraged to Support Miss Florida Citrus Program

Tacy CalliesPublic Relations

Citrus industry members are invited to attend the Miss Florida Citrus and Miss Winter Haven pageant on Saturday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m. at Polk State College’s Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets are available for $10 in advance at http://www.missfloridacitrus.net/ or $15 at the door. “The pageant is a Miss America preliminary pageant, which means that the two contestants … Read More

Putting Florida Citrus in the Public Spotlight

Tacy CalliesPublic Relations

The Edison & Ford Winter Estates Citrus Project will promote the value of the Florida citrus industry. By Jim Gravley The citrus industry has endured many setbacks this year and needs an across-the-board evaluation. As a grower first, I devote my extra time to helping assist the industry with current issues affecting production, research and the marketing of our product. … Read More