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By Jaime Sloane on October 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 8:10 pm
Florida’s agriculture industry is continuing to grow, according to a report released last week by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The report titled “Florida Agriculture: By the Numbers” cited increased sales of oranges, honey and other agricultural commodities.
Gainesville’s Division of Plant Industry is leading a program to eradicate the giant African land snail, which can spread meningitis to those who touch the invasive species.