Greening Off “Select” List & Abandoned Groves Concerns Grow

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida

Hear more in the first report herein about how USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service FL Citrus Mutual CEO Mike Sparkshas decided to remove citrus greening (HLB) pathogens from the ‘select agent’ list. It is a move that should help researchers in their quest to find answers to the citrus tree disease. CLICK HERE if you want to see the Federal Register listing about this. In the second report, discussion with Florida Citrus Mutual CEO Mike Sparks (in photo), about what Mutual’s leadership is doing about the abandoned groves issue.

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