Addressing Abandoned Citrus Groves

Ernie Citrus, Florida

Greg Carlton

Greg Carlton, chief of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Bureau of Pest Eradication and Control, tells why abandoned citrus groves present a problem to viable citrus growers, and what is being done about the situation. He tells how growers who destroy trees in abandoned groves can obtain the lowest property tax rates available.

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