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Dennis Holbrook

Region: Rio Grande Valley

Topics: Organic Farming, Citrus

Mr. Holbrook is a commercial-scale organic citrus grower based in Mission, within the Rio Grande Valley. He also acts as chairman of the board of the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, and has served on the Organic Standards Advisory Board for the Texas Department of Agriculture. He has found that organic methods have drastically lowered his off-farm chemical costs, reduced his water use, restored soil tilth, produced a safer, more nutritious products for his customers, and created a better price niche for his business.

Interviewed

March 1, 2000
Mission, Texas
Reels 2093 and 2094

Please see a short  Real Media video excerpt from our interview with Mr. Holbrook.

Please see the video (reel 2093 and 2094) or the transcript of Mr. Holbrook's interview

 

 

 

 

 
 

 
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