Citrus Commissioners Vote on Dues Collection Issue

Gary Cooper Citrus

Florida Citrus Commissioners voted this week to pursue a rule requiring citrus processors and packers to collect dues for membership organizations like Florida Citrus Mutual. Mutual leaders say the rule would be a convenience for growers who want to belong to Mutual. Processors say they think the move is unconstitutional. In this report, Southeast AgNet’s Gary Cooper talks to both sides during the citrus commission meeting in Lakeland.Listen To wmaReport (2:00 wma)