Florida Growers Share Insights on HLB Fight

Josh McGill Citrus, Florida

Florida citrus growers were in California recently to share their real-life accounts of huanglongbing (HLB) disease with the citrus industry.

20151208_095637California Citrus Mutual invited several Florida growers to California for its annual showcase. At a question-and-answer lunch, the Florida growers gave California’s industry a frontline perspective on citrus greening. Citrus grower Ric Freeman was part of that group. His accounts of his HLB fight in Florida are a little different than most, since he had some warning of the spread of the disease.

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