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#FLORIDA GROWERS LOOK BEYOND ORANGES

Hit hard by a disease that depletes citrus trees and a dramatic decline in orange-juice consumption, citrus farmers are eager to try new crops. Florida’s citrus industry is seeking alternatives from olives to hops, pomegranates to peaches. Much of the state’s signature produce – oranges, grapefruits and tangerines has been hit by an incurable disease called citrus greening that has ravaged groves. (Wall Street Journal)

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