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Citrus Commission Meets

Lakeland Ledger – March 17, 2009

The Florida Citrus Commission will get an update Wednesday on more than $10 million in citrus greening research projects approved earlier this year. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. at the Florida Department of Citrus, 1115 E. Memorial Blvd., in Lakeland. The commission will be asked to appoint board members to the Citrus Research and Development Foundation Inc., which will oversee the research program on citrus greening, a fatal bacterial disease. The commission will also consider themes for a new round of orange juice ads and review a new Citrus Department Web site, www.fdocgrower.com, which offers news and information aimed at citrus growers.

The Florida Citrus Commission will get an update Wednesday on more than $10 million in citrus greening research projects approved earlier this year. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. at the Florida Department of Citrus, 1115 E. Memorial Blvd., in Lakeland. The commission will be asked to appoint board members to the Citrus Research and Development Foundation Inc., which will oversee the research program on citrus greening, a fatal bacterial disease. The commission will also consider themes for a new round of orange juice ads and review a new Citrus Department Web site, www.fdocgrower.com, which offers news and information aimed at citrus growers.

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