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“Emergency Response Framework” For Orange Groves

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The federal government is waging war against citrus greening disease, which threatens to devastate Florida’s orange crop and could affect the entire nation. The Agriculture Department will announce today that it’s creating an “emergency response framework” to battle citrus greening. It will gather groups, agencies and experts to coordinate and focus federal research on the disease.

Source: Associated Press

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