Rubio and Putnam Visit Florida Citrus Grove

Randall Weiseman Citrus, Florida, Fruits, Specialty Crops

rubio-citrus-grove-tour-300x169Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam toured a citrus grove impacted by citrus greening in Polk County Thursday. Both Senator Rubio and Commissioner Putnam are key advocates in the fight against HLB and have worked on both the federal and state levels to provide assistance to Florida citrus growers. Southeast AgNet’s Josh McGill was able to ask Senator Rubio this quick question.

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During the event, Commissioner Putnam said the Florida citrus industry is in a fight for its life.

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