John Gless

Long summer of citrus removal begins in California

Citrus grower John Gless has 6,000 acres of citrus in Kern and Riverside counties. California political leaders refuse to allocate available water to agriculture. California Citrus Mutual membership comprises about 60 percent of the state's citrus industry.    

One California commodity group is meeting the bureaucratic cause of California’s epic drought head-on.

California Citrus Mutual (CCM), a statecitrus association, recently embarked on a bold marketing move that includes efforts to showcase the citrus industry. Approved by CCM directors last fall before California growers ever dreamed that state and federal officials would withhold their entire supply of surface water in the coming year; CCM staff was directed to show the public how

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