Abandoned Citrus Groves Hotbeds for Pests & Crop Diseases

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida

FL Citrus Mutual CEO Mike SparksIn this report, comments from Florida Citrus Mutual CEO Mike Sparks about the abandoned groves issue. Florida Citrus Mutual’s board of directors has been discussing what can be done on the matter and Mutual staff has been discussing with the Florida Dept of Agriculture possible options toward toward encouraging owners of these properties to clean up their act.