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Grower Affairs


Rusty Wiygul

Rusty Wiygul is the Director of Grower Affairs. He is responsible for the supervision of the field representative positions. He represents Mutual in meetings of other associations as well as government agencies, and reports back on issues that need to be addressed. Rusty is also responsible for the initial preparation for Mutual’s area meetings, annual elections and freeze watch program.

Rusty covers the following Florida counties: Citrus, Sumter, Marion, Lake, Volusia, Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Okeechobee, Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, and Broward.

E-mail Rusty Wiygul at rustyw@flcitrusmutual.com


Walt Boland

Walt Boland is a field representative consultant for Florida Citrus Mutual. He is responsible for all field operations in Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota counties.

A former grove owner, Walt began working with Mutual’s Grower Division in 1961, becoming a consultant in 2003. Throughout the years he has covered counties from Pasco to Collier along the western part of the state.

Walt is a graduate of Florida Southern College with a Bachelor’s degree in citrus and a minor in biology.

Email Walt Boland at 6964_1@msn.com