JOHANNS PROMISES CANKER SUPPORT
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns told citrus
growers Thursday (June 2) that they could "count on the USDA's
continued support for full eradication and for compensation"
in the fight against citrus canker. Johanns met with the approximately
250 growers at a statewide industry conference in Riviera Beach
hosted by Florida Citrus Mutual. Following the conference, he
toured a Martin County citrus grove that had been cut down due
to the disease.
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