U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan discusses citrus greening with local growers

Published at 2:31 p.m. on February 19, 2014 | Modified at 2:31 p.m. on February 19, 2014

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan on Wednesday met with area citrus growers to discuss citrus greening and how the industry plans to use research funding received in the Farm Bill to combat the deadly disease. The roundtable discussion was held at Mixon Farms in Bradenton. Video by Grant Jefferies, Bradenton Herald. Bradenton.com

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