Irma Deals Florida's Citrus Industry A Crushing Blow03:35
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Damaged greenhouses in an agricultural area are seen after Hurricane Irma passed through the area on Sept. 13, 2017, in Homestead, Fla. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Damaged greenhouses in an agricultural area are seen after Hurricane Irma passed through the area on Sept. 13, 2017, in Homestead, Fla. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Florida's agriculture industry was already struggling, with imported produce crowding out domestic crops and the iconic citrus industry ravaged by disease. Then came Hurricane Irma.

NPR's Frank Morris (@FrankNewsman) reports on damage Irma dealt to the heart of South Florida's farming region.

This segment aired on September 28, 2017.

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