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Class IV Members Represent Citrus Industry in the News


Ed Pines (Class IV) and David Wheeler (Class IV) were both featured in an article published in Florida Trend magazine.  Both of the Wedgworth alumni members are citrus growers and represented the industry in the article.

Ed was interviewed for experimenting with mesh enclosures to protect his trees and better target irrigation and fertilization.  David, on the other hand, was interviewed for how his family citrus business have approached new production efforts going forward, such as trying out new crops.

Click here to read the article in pdf form: “Life After Citrus”

Ed Pines was also featured in another article regarding the comeback of the citrus industry:

After a Sour Decade, Florida Citrus May Be Near A Comeback.  Check out this article as well—it is well worth the read if you’re following the battle against citrus greening in our state.