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Perdue Optimistic Researchers, Growers Will Beat Citrus Greening

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is in Florida this week, where he attended Citrus Expo at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers. While in the state, he has been able to learn firsthand about efforts to combat citrus greening. Hear more from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Stephanie Ho: Sponsored ContentBRAZILIAN RESEARCH RESULTS IN A UNIQUE PRODUCT FOR …


Perdue to Appear at Citrus Industry Event

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Amid continuing struggles in Florida’s citrus industry, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will appear Wednesday at the Citrus Expo in Fort Myers. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., are expected to join Perdue, according to Putnam’s office and the Citrus Expo website. Perdue’s visit comes as the industry continues to deal with deadly citrus …