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Fifty Years of Citrus: The Florida Citrus Exchange 1909-1959
Fifty Years of Citrus The Florida Citrus Exchange 1909-1959 Author:James T. Hopkins A clear cut authentic account of the organization and development of the Florida Citrus Exchange-a federated marketing cooperative, active on the Florida citrus scene for the past half century. — In addition to its historical significance, this book represents the most comprehensive record of the development of the Florida citrus industry yet und... more »ertaken. As the first large citrus sales organization in the state, the Exchange became an important factor almost simultaneously with its activation in 1909, and it has been prominent in citrus affairs, both domestic and foreign, ever since.
A wealth of information and history concerning the cooperative as well as the Florida Citrus industry in general. This book provides the student of citrus economy with a dependable record of the development of the industry into today's booming enterprise. The book has much to offer those interested in the problems and the difficulties, as well as the benefits, and the rewards of cooperative marketing. And to those active in the citrus industry today, it reveals the long sequence of events that have provided the foundation for the industry as it exists in this day and time« less