Citrus Greening

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Beekeepers and citrus growers have come up with a plan to deal with concerns over bees and pesticide exposure in groves.

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President Obama is expected to sign a five-year one trillion dollar farm bill soon that includes millions of dollars to fight citrus greening.

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Congress reached a budget deal this week. The compromise includes $20 million to help Florida’s $9 billion citrus industry fight greening.


Scientists Battle Citrus Greening to Save Florida's Crop

Nov 27, 2013
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All the 250 employees at the University of Florida's Citrus Research and Education Center are - in one way or another - focused on the same thing; the eradication of citrus greening.

Dr. Harold Browning greets me At the Ben Hill Griffin, Jr. reception building. He heads the foundation charged with funding research at the center and at the other universities doing work on greening. For the 6'4" former college basketball player, it's now crunch time in the battle to save the industry.

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In the past decade, Florida’s citrus industry has taken a biological beating.

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