Florida Citrus Commission To Address Key Industry Issues This Week

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida

Citrus Commission Chairman Ben Albritton Jr from WauchulaSeveral issues are up for discussion at this week’s Florida Citrus Commission meeting in Lakeland. Commissioners are wrestling with industry structure issues, research funding, marketing emphasis and a fix to the so-called “free-rider” issue, all in play at the same point in time. These two reports have comments from Chairman Ben Albritton Jr, speaking to us after his visit with Peace River Valley grower leaders on Tuesday in Wauchula.