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Image Description: Entomologists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture inspect orange trees for Asian citrus psyllids that have been killed by introduction of the beneficial fungus Hirsutella citriformis.  
The psyllids are insects that spread a disease that has devastated citrus crops, causing $3.6 billion in damage in Florida since 2006.  
Learn about efforts to save crops with beneficial fungus.  
Photo by Stephen Ausmus, USDA.

Image Description: Entomologists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture inspect orange trees for Asian citrus psyllids that have been killed by introduction of the beneficial fungus Hirsutella citriformis.  

The psyllids are insects that spread a disease that has devastated citrus crops, causing $3.6 billion in damage in Florida since 2006.  

Learn about efforts to save crops with beneficial fungus.  

Photo by Stephen Ausmus, USDA.

A number of counties are currently being affected by drought. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has crop updates for farmers, as well as information about crop insurance, assistance for livestock losses, and emergency farm loans.

Find weather updates, tips and more resources to help you.