Although the sunny state of Florida is famous for its acres of orange groves, the last few years have been stormy for citrus growers as they fight against a tree disease that damages their crops. This extensive video looks at how “citrus greening” brought on by an invasive insect has put many Florida growers out of business while others struggle to adapt to this new agricultural reality.
- How has citrus greening impacted the Florida orange industry?
- What are orange farmers doing to combat citrus greening? Do you think their efforts will be successful?