Mr. Ronald P. Muraro (Ron)

Contact Information

Citrus Research and Education Center
Lake Alfred, Florida
Economics (Extension)
Phone: 863.956.8870
Email: rpm@ufl.edu

Research

Cost of harvesting and packaging fresh Florida citrus.  Provide annual cost information to citrus packers and citrus industry through economic reports, fact sheets and Extension meetings

EDIS Factsheets

Zansler, Marisa L., Thomas H. Spreen and Ronald P. Muraro.  “Florida’s Citrus Canker Eradication Program (CCEP):  Benefit-Cost Analysis.”  Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS) FE531, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, March 2005.  9 pages.  Available http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE531

Zansler, Marisa L., Thomas H. Spreen and Ronald P. Muraro.  “Florida’s Citrus Canker Eradication Program (CCEP):  Summary of Annual Costs and Benefits.”  Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS) FE532, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, March 2005.  9 pages.  Available http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE532

Spreen, Thomas H., Marisa L. Zansler and Ronald P. Muraro.  “Florida’s Citrus Canker Eradication Program (CCEP):  Annual Economic Impact on Florida’s Processed Orange Industry.”  Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS) FE533, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, March 2005.  9 pages.  Available http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE533

Spreen, Thomas H., Marisa L. Zansler and Ronald P. Muraro.  “Florida’s Citrus Canker Eradication Program (CCEP):  Annual Economic Impact on Florida’s Fresh and Processed Grapefruit Industry.”  Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS) FE534, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, March 2005.  14 pages.  Available http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE534

Spreen, Thomas H., Marisa L. Zansler and Ronald P. Muraro.  “Florida’s Citrus Canker Eradication Program (CCEP):  Annual Economic Impact on Florida’s Specialty Citrus Fruit Market.”  Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS) FE535, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, March 2005.  15 pages.  Available http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE535                                                         

Muraro, Ronald P., W. Greg Hartt and W. C. Oswalt.  “Budgeting Costs and Returns for Central Florida Citrus Production, 2003-04.”  Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS) FE432, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, February 2005.  35 pages.  Available http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE526

Muraro, Ronald P. and John W. Hebb.  “Budgeting Costs and Returns for Indian River Citrus Production, 2003-04.”  Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS) FE433, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, February 2005.  37 pages.  Available http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE527

Muraro, Ronald P., Fritz M. Roka and Robert E. Rouse.  “Budgeting Costs and Returns Southwest Florida Citrus Production, 2003-04.”  Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS) FE434, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, February 2005.  45 pages.  Available http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE528

McCoy, C. W., H. W. Browning and R. P. Muraro.  “2005 Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide: Management Options for Non-Bearing Groves and Fresh or Processed Fruit.”  Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS) SP43, Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, October 2004.  3 pages.  Available http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/CPMG02

Trade Journals

Muraro, Ronald P., Mark G. Brown, Thomas H. Spreen and Waldir B. Fernades, Jr.  “How the Potential of Generic Orange-Juice Advertising in the European Union could Increase Grower Returns.”  Citricultura Actual Magazine (Brazil).April 2004.  3 pages (6,000+ circulation).

Muraro, Ronald P., Mark G. Brown and Thomas H. Spreen.  “The Potential of Generic Orange Juice Advertisement in the European Union.”  Citrus Industry Magazine. 85/5 2004.  2 pages. (9,000+ circulation).

Muraro, Ronald P.  “2003-2004 Citrus Budgets for Central, Southwest and Indian River Citrus Production Regions.”  Citrus Industry Magazine. 85/9 2004.  3 pages (9,000+ circulation).

Roka, Fritz, Steve Futch, Bob Rouse and Ron Muraro.  “Hurricanes and the Harvesting Decision.”  Citrus Industry Magazine. 85/11 2004.  3 pages (9,000+ circulation).

Other Publications

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Summary of 2005 Ridge and Indian River-South Florida Citrus Caretaker Custom Rate Chargaes.”  CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section: www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/Extension/September 2005.  5 pages.

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Average Packing Charges for Florida Fresh Citrus – 2004-05 Season.”  CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section: www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/Extension/ September 2005.  2 pages.

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Compliance Cost Survey:  On-Line Survey Form and Explanation.”  CREC Web Page, Extension Section: www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/Extension/

Muraro, Ronald P.  Estimated Average Picking, Roadsiding and Hauling Charges for Florida Fresh Citrus – 2003-04 Season.”  CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section, December 2004.  2 pages.

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Summary of 2003-2004 Citrus Budgets for the Central Florida Citrus Production Region.”  CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section, December 2004.  4 pages.

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Summary of 2003-2004 Citrus Budgets for the Southwest Florida Citrus Production Region.”  CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section, December 2004.  6 pages.

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Summary of 2003-2004 Citrus Budgets for the Indian River Citrus Production Region.”  CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section, December 2004.  4 pages.

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Average Packing Charges for Florida Fresh Citrus – 2003-04 Season.” CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section, December 2004.  2 pages.

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Estimated Average Picking, Roadsiding and Hauling Charges for Florida Fresh Citrus – 2003-04 Season.”  CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section, December 2004.  2 pages.

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Summary of 2004 Ridge and Indian River-South Florida Citrus Caretaker Surveys.”  CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section, December 2004.  5 pages.

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Summary of 2003-2004 Citrus Budgets for the Central Florida Citrus Production Region.” CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section, December 2004.  4 pages.

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Summary of 2003-2004 Citrus Budgets for the Southwest Florida Citrus Production Region.”  CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section, December 2004.  6 pages.

Muraro, Ronald P.  “Summary of 2003-2004 Citrus Budgets for the Indian River Citrus Production Region.”  CREC Web Page, Extension/Muraro Section, December 2004.  4 pages.

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