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Feds earmark $1.5 million to fight citrus greening

posted on May 16, 2014 at 11:30 AM

The U.S. government will spend $1.5 million on efforts to control the bacteria that causes citrus greening. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday the money will be spent in Florida, California and Texas in hopes of figuring out how to... Full Story

Freeze Cost Nearly A Quarter Of Citrus Crop

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:02 PM

Consumers are likely to see at least a slight increase in the price of oranges at the grocery store and can expect a shorter season for California citrus.. Full Story

Tough Year For Florida Citrus Growers

posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:08 PM

Experts and growers say warm, dry weather; too much fruit on each tree; and citrus greening disease are the likely culprits. Full Story

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