Florida U-S Senator Mel Martinez and Representative Mark Foley toured citrus groves destroyed by Hurricane Wilma this week. The Republicans pledged to lobby for federal compensation to help citrus growers. They’re also working on an agriculture bill to help farmers whether they specialize in citrus, dairy, horticulture or sugar. Meanwhile, State Agriculture Commissioner Charles Bronson toured battered farmland in LaBelle, pledging to lobby for state help. WGCU’s Amy Tardif reports.
Friday, 04 November 2005 00:00
Alico Inc. Farm DamageWritten by Amy Tardif