Citrus “Free Riders” May Be Getting Closer to Funding Participation

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida, International

In this report, AgNet’s Ernie Neff brings us up to date on the latest attempts to resolve the “free rider” issue, so called because imported orange juice gets benefits from Department of Citrus promotions and research without participating in the funding process for those efforts. Also at the start of this report, a reminder about the “Posters and Pastries” citrus research display scheduled for this Tuesday November 25, from 10 am to Noon at University of Florida’s Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC) at Lake Alfred.