Bad News for Citrus Industry

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Friday, February 16, 2018
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Bad news for the citrus industry in Florida.

Hurricane Irma has devastated the Orange Harvest in Florida.

Officials say it may be the worst harvest in 73 years.

Over 421,000 acres of citrus fruits and trees were damaged or destroyed resulting in $760 million in damage.

There is also a disease known as, citrus greening, or yellow dragon disease, killing plants across the state.



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