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In this Wednesday, July 31, 2014 photo, the Asian Citrus Psyllid is shown on a lemon tree in a greenhouse at the University of Florida Citrus Research and Education Center, in Lake Alfred, Fla. The psyllid is an invasive bug which carries bacteria that are left behind when the psyllid feeds on a citrus tree's leaves. Eventually the disease clogs the plant's vascular system and the tree dies.This disease called "greening" is threatening Florida's $9 billion citrus industry. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Fruit vs. parasite

Monday, August 25, 2014

LAKE WALES, Fla. — Citrus has always been synonymous with Florida. The orange adorns the state license plate. The University of Florida’s famed football stadium was named after an orange magnate. There is even a county called Citrus. Throughout the decades, the citrus industry has always stood strong — through freezes, hurricanes and rampant development. But now the $9 billion … 0

Green group to show three films about water at end of month

Thursday, March 13, 2014

GREENFIELD — If you’ve ever been concerned about water — pollution, political issues, bottling issues or local infrastructure issues — Greening Greenfield has planned a weekend of films about that clear, odorless liquid we all drink each day. On March 28 at 6:30 p.m. in St. James Episcopal Church’s parish hall, Glen Ayers, a local soil scientist and holder of nine public health … 0

Winter film series exploring sustainable living starts Wed.

Monday, November 18, 2013

GREENFIELD — Greening Greenfield will kick off its fifth annual sustainable living film series with “Switch” on Wednesday at 7 p.m., at St. James Episcopal Church Parish Hall at 8 Church St. The film invites viewers to choose their energy future. A discussion will follow the free film. Refreshments will be served and donations accepted. This year’s series is intended to spark discussion … 0