FL Farm Bureau Nominee For President

Cindy Florida, General

Florida Farm Bureau will elect a new president Friday. The board has nominated John Hoblick of Volusia County to replace Carl Loop, although there may be nominations from the floor. Report (1:30 wma)

SW Florida Feasibility Study Meeting

Cindy Florida, General

Growers in Southwest Florida are urged to attend a meeting on a “REVIEW OF ALTERNATIVES AFFECTING AGRICULTURE: SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FEASIBILITY STUDY.” The meeting will be held October 31 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at the Southwest Florida Research and Education Center. Report (:30 wma)

Apple Trees Changing

Cindy Specialty Crops

Apple trees have been evolving since the Garden of Eden and today smaller trees produce more fruit. Here are two reports on the subject. Evolution of the Apple Tree (1:00 wma) Smaller Trees Produce More Apples (1:00 wma)

FL Farm Bureau President Says Goodbye

Cindy Florida, General

Long-time Florida Farm Bureau President Carl Loop will be honored at this week’s annual meeting in Daytona Beach. Gary Cooper talked with him about what the last 23 years have meant to him. Report (1:30 wma)

Cotton Inc Seminar Coming Up

Cindy Cotton

Cotton Incorporated’s 2006 Crop Management Seminar will be held October 31-November in Memphis, Tennessee. Registration information is available on the Cotton Inc website. Report (1:00 wma)

Citrus Fun Photo

Randall General

This future citrus grower is the grandson of Citrus Industry Magazine’s Carole McKenzie. Keep your eyes open for a future issue of Citrus Industry Magazine, this young fellow just might make it into one of them. Remember, if you have a fun photo to share with our readers, please send it to Editor Ernie Neff for consideration.