Florida’s Citrus Industry Battles Impacts of Citrus Greening Disease

State’s citrus production has fallen by more than 40 percent over last the 11 years

DENVER (September 2, 2016) — Florida citrus growers are at a crossroads as they continue battling the effects of citrus greening (also known as Huanglongbing – HLB), an as yet incurable plant disease that has ravaged Florida’s citrus crops since its discovery in the state in 2005, according to a new report from CoBank.

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