Roundtable Citrus Grower: Labor’s an 8; HLB’s a 6 Among Concerns
Southeast AgNet – July 19, 2011
Six Florida citrus growers, including Gardinier Florida Citrus General Manager Lee Jones, recently shared thoughts about numerous grower issues at a recent Citrus Industry magazine/Southeast AgNet grower roundtable. Several, including Jones, said labor was a bigger issue than HLB, or citrus greening disease. In the first report, Jones tell why he rates labor an 8 and HLB only a 6 among his concerns.