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Current Event January 23, 2015

Florida Citrus in Crisis


As you drink your morning orange juice, you might not think about where it comes from. Oranges and other citrus are an important base for the Florida economy. The citrus industry and the related jobs in Florida are under threat from a new insect borne infection known as “citrus greening.” Listen to learn more about this disease and how citrus farmers are coping with this changing landscape.

Life Science Economics Agriculture

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AIR DATE: 12/24/2014


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