Report for period ending 3/31/15 Activities of the CHMA program assistant (1/1/15-3/31/15): During this reporting period, the CHMA assistant provided support to the CHMA program by attending various local CHMA meetings as well as statewide and multi state meetings. Specifically, Mr. Page attended 12 meetings including the following: CHMA grower round table meeting in Sebring (1/7/15), Southeastern Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Savannah (1/8/15 – 1/10/15), Highlands county OJ break (1/22/15), CHMA Hardee county grower forum (1/23/15), Florida citrus show in Ft. Pierce (1/27/15 – 1/29/15), Hardee CHMA meeting (1/30/15), AFVGA (2/5/15 – 2/7/15), IRCHLB meeting (2/9/15 – 2/13/15), CHMA meeting in Ft. Pierce (2/18/15), Highland county grower forum (3/4/15), IRCHLB growers day at CREC (3/12/15), and East coast CHMA organizational meeting (3/19/15). Mr. Page also hosted visitors from Brazil and China who visited to learn more about the CHMA program and exchange information about programs being utilized in other countries. In addition to helping plan and CHMA meetings, Mr. Page continued to keep the CHMA website updated, sending out updates to the individual CHMA listserves, adding names to the listserves, and updating the ACP trend graphs and CHMA rankings. During this period, Mr. Page also worked with USDA ApHIS regarding technical glitches with the scouting data and with Tim Riley’s assistance got this resolved. He also worked with the software company that designed the CHMA mapping program to fix some problems with the program following updates. Mr. Page also continued to work with the new Citrus Economist at CREC to collect data from growers in different CHMAs and use that data to analyze citrus production in trends in areas with and without functioning CHMAs to determine the value of CHMAs in terms of increased production value.