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University researchers develop device to count citrus fruit drop

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:50 AM

University of Florida researchers have invented a way to quickly and accurately count the amount of citrus fruit dropped early, so growers can see where the deadly citrus greening disease is most affecting groves. Full Story

Florida Citrus Crop hit by Citrus Greening

posted on August 29, 2014 at 5:22 PM

Florida Citrus Crop hit by Citrus Greening
The Citrus Growers of Florida fight to save their crop against the ravages of Citrus Greening Disease. Full Story

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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