Citrus Grower Comments Needed in Support of Bactericides

Tacy Callies Citrus, Florida

The public comment period has been published in the federal register at for the Section 18 use of bactericides in Florida citrus against HLB. Note that the specific notice starts at the bottom right of page one of the link. It is likely that various points of view will be expressed in the comments that can be submitted up to February 11. Citrus growers and industry members are encouraged to post positive comments in support of this registration. To comment, visit the Federal eRulemaking Portal at Next, type HQ-OPP-2015-0849 in the search box. This should direct you to the page where you can make your comment. The goal is to get these bactericides registered and available to growers by early March.