From 200-plus Proposals, 83 Get Funded for Citrus HLB Research

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida

Peter McClure Grower Peter McClure is chairman of the Citrus Production Research Advisory Council, known to many as the “Box Tax Council”. In these reports, McClure talks to AgNet’s Ernie Neff about how more than 200 research proposals for HLB or “citrus greening” research was narrowed to about 80, and about how National Academy of Sciences involvement is making the whole process of choosing projects for funding more efficient. Those wanting to keep up with where citrus research dollars are going will want to listen to these two reports.