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GCGA Accepting Applications for Executive VP Position

 The Gulf Citrus Growers Association’s Executive and Long Range Planning Committees recently announced that the association is now accepting applications for the organization’s executive vice president/general manager position. The GCGA leadership is actively engaged in the search for the association’s next top administrator, the position being vacated in late September by Ron Hamel, who has led the Southwest Florida “Gulf” citrus grower’s group for over 30-years. Individuals interested in applying for this executive-level position are urged to immediately contact the association and file ... Read more

Class X Seminar IX Newsletter

Class X met for their ninth seminar on February 20th-22nd, 2018. Our featured Class X authors for this newsletter are Stacy McCullough and Kily Harper-Larsen.  Click on the image of the newsletter to read about this seminar!   Read more

Class X Seminar VIII Newsletter

Class X met for their eighth seminar on December 8th-9th, 2017. Our featured Class X authors for this newsletter are Tom Mitchell and his lovely wife Cheryl Mitchell.  Click on the image of the newsletter to read about this fun seminar! Class X Seminar VIII Newsletter Read more

PIE CENTER STUDY – A Comparison of GM Food: Wedgworth vs. Florida Consumers

The UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education (PIE Center) has recently released a study comparing the attitudes, perceptions, and opinions of Florida consumers around genetically modified food issues with those of current and past participants of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources. The Study: In Florida and throughout the United States, food-related issues such as the use of new food technologies continue to be a top concern among consumers. Since consumers’ opinions regarding genetically modified food issues is important to both the sustainability ... Read more

Class X Seminar VII Newsletter

Class X met for their seventh seminar on October 2nd-11th, 2017. Our featured Class X authors for this newsletter are Cathy Atchley, Austin Spivey, and JC Deriso. Check out the newsletter to learn more about this seminar! Read more

RFD-TV interview with Melissa Syfrett, Class X

During Seminar VII in Washington, D.C., Class X member Melissa Syfrett, Syfrett Feed Co., was interviewed by RFD-TV about the impacts of Hurricane Irma on beef and dairy production in Florida. Read more

RFD-TV interview with Brad Lundy, Class X

During Seminar VII in Washington, D.C., Class X member Brad Lundy, Sugar Farmer & Everglades Equipment Site Manager, was interviewed by RFD-TV about Hurricane Irma's impact on sugar cane production in Florida.   Read more

RFD-TV interview with Tom Mitchell, Class X

During Seminar VII in Washington, D.C., Class X member Tom Mitchell, Riverfront Packing Co. Vice President, was interviewed by RFD-TV about the impact of Hurricane Irma on citrus production in Florida. Read more

Ag From the Air

En route from D.C. to Dever... I've always been facsinated by the patchwork quilt made by viewing adjacent farms from the air.  Read more

Sense of Community

Beautiful morning at DeLaney Community Farm. This Urban Garden connects shareholders to where their food is grown and helps refugees get back on their feet. Read more
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