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New Financial Assistance Available to Citrus Growers Affected by HLB

New funding is available to Florida citrus growers affected by Huanglongbing, also known as HLB or citrus greening. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced this week that growers will be eligible for up to 50 percent of the cost of the … Continue reading

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Citrus Trees: Move It AND Lose It

Soon, citrus producing states across America, including Arizona, California, Florida, Louisiana and Texas, will be full of fresh citrus. But gone are the days of sharing the fruit trees or seeds with friends and family out of state or even … Continue reading

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USDA Providing $1 Million to Jump Start Citrus Response Framework

Citrus growers now have multiple agencies working together to help combat the threat of Huanglongbing (HLB), a serious disease affecting citrus crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday a multi-agency emergency response group that will provide a framework to … Continue reading

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