Florida Governor Joins Announcement About Indian River Grapefruit Acreage Expansion

Daniel CooperCitrus, Grapefruit

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Florida Governor Ron Desantis is expected to join citrus industry leaders in Vero Beach this evening for a major announcement about industry collaboration that is expected to re-establish Florida’s grapefruit industry in the famed Indian River production region.

Dan Richey of Riverfront Packing in Vero Beach is one of the organizers for the event. Gary Cooper, Southeast AgNet Radio Network founder, spoke to Richey about the details of this unique multi-national collaborative effort just before the event took place.

Hear the details from Richey:

Governor Ron DeSantis to Deliver Remarks at Citrus Industry Announcement

Vero Beach, FL (Office of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis-Sept. 24, 2019) — Governor Ron DeSantis will join the Florida citrus industry and private sector partners for an announcement on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019.

Event Details:

WHAT:         Citrus Industry Announcement
WHO:           Governor Ron DeSantis
WHEN:         Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
WHERE:       Quail Valley River Club, 2345 Florida A1A, Vero Beach, FL 32963