Wanted: The Next Citrus Achievement Award Winner

Wanted: The Next Citrus Achievement Award Winner

Ed Pines and his family accept Florida Grower's 2017 Citrus Achievement Award

Innovation and relentless energy helped Ed Pines (center) earn the 2017 Citrus Achievement Award. Who will be selected for the honor in 2018? That’s up to you.

Turning 18 years old is a big deal. With the coming of age is a sense of pride, privilege, and status. Florida Grower magazine’s Citrus Achievement Award is marking that noteworthy milestone this year. The honor has matured into the gold standard of industry recognition for those who have made and continue to make a significant impact within and even beyond the Florida citrus community.

Sponsored by Arysta LifeScience, the Citrus Achievement Award is presented to an individual grower, allied member, legislator, researcher, or anyone else who stands out through leadership, innovation, dedication, and active participation.

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Florida Grower is enlisting you to help select the next honoree. Please let us know who should be the 2018 Citrus Achievement Award winner and why. If you have someone in mind and are seeking to nominate a candidate for consideration, fill out the form below and click submit.

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Nominate The Next Citrus Achievement Award Winner

  • Candidates must meet the following requirements for consideration:

    • Be actively involved with citrus production as a grower, packer/processor, marketer, supplier, or researcher;
    • Have had a measurable impact on the citrus industry within the last three years;
    • Be actively involved in one or more citrus industry organizations or associations;
    • Have demonstrated commitment to the future of the Florida citrus industry, not withstanding personal gain; and
    • Be a leader who is recognized and respected by his/her peers in the industry.

    Deadline for nominations is March 31, 2018

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  • This is a critical part of the nomination form. Please be thorough and specific when listing how this person meets the aforementioned criteria for consideration.
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Once all submissions have been received, they will be reviewed by a committee comprised of past Award recipients and related industry experts. A winner will be chosen, announced, and featured as Florida Grower’s June issue cover story. Subsequently, the award will be presented during the Florida Citrus Industry Annual Conference presented by Florida Citrus Mutual in June.

As always, we thank you for your feedback and time in helping celebrate the finest Florida citrus has to offer.