florida citrus commission Putnam: Florida Citrus Will Need Congressional Help By Jim Ash • Sep 21, 2017 NPR With losses total in some areas of the state, Florida’s iconic citrus industry will need Congressional help to recover from Hurricane Irma, according to Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam. Citrus Commission Slicing Spending By Jim Ash • Jun 22, 2017 Reflecting the industry’s sagging fortunes, the Florida Citrus Commission is recommending a 22 percent spending cut. Commission Reaping What Citrus Greening Has Sown By Jim Ash • Jun 16, 2016 The Florida Citrus Commission is slashing its budget and laying off staff in the wake of a devastating crop disease. Citrus Officials Preparing To Cut Box Taxes, Some Growers Want More By Nick Evans • May 18, 2016 A. Barra via Wikimedia commons The Florida Citrus Commission is under pressure to cut its budget drastically in the face of citrus greening. The grower-supported agency is feeling the pinch of declining harvests.