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Citrus growers work to maintain “healthy” industry

By on January 11th, 2012

In the last decade, the Florida Citrus industry has been crippled by disease. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Hannah Schrader reports, one of Florida’s largest growers is taking action right here in North Florida.

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Worldwide, the Food and Drug Administration reports that orange prices surged $.20 within the last day. The department says with low levels of fungicide recently found at plants in Brazil, the agency will step up efforts to reduce contamination.


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