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Why Your Orange Juice Might Be From Brazil: Florida’s Trees Are Dying

Florida is synonymous with oranges. They’re on the state license plate. At the product’s heyday in 1977, the state boasted 53 orange juice processing plants. Today, beset by bacteria, hurricanes and international competition, there are seven.

 

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Farm groups support modernized NAFTA

The American Farm Bureau Federation, The Canadian Federation of Agriculture  and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario today sent a joint letter to Canadian, United States and Mexican government officials reiterating their calls that NAFTA re-negotiations should aim to modernize the agreement, rather than dismantle it.   Read more

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