Ep #10: Justin Ezell, Assistant Bureau Chief of Citrus Budwood Registration
Thanks for tuning in to another episode of Plant Industry News. This episode begins with Director, Dr. Trevor Smith's recap of the annual Florida Nursery Grower and Landscape Association landscape show held in Orlando, FL, recognition of the giant African land snail eradication program anniversary, and reflection of Hurricane Dorian. Enjoy an interview with Justin Ezell, the Assistant Bureau Chief of Citrus Budwood Registration as he reflects on the hurricanes in 2004 and 2005 and shares their role in the establishment of citrus canker. Stay tuned to the end of the podcast to hear our Division Digest. This month we welcome new employees to the division and recognize both a promotion and retirement. We hope you enjoy the interview with Justin Ezell, an interview recorded as a collaboration with Streaming Science for their 'The Science of Superstorms' podcast series. This episode is in collaboration with UF's Department of Agricultural Education and Communication AEC 4036 class taught by Dr. Jamie Loizzo. To hear similar content produced by Dr. Loizzo's students, visit www.streamingscience.com. Follow us on social media @FDACSDPI. As always, you can find updated versions of our latest publications and papers on our website https://www.fdacs.gov/Divisions-Offices/Plant-Industry . Subscribe and rate us! If you have any questions or suggestions for topics feel free to submit them to DPI-blog@FDACS.gov and we will reference them in the next episode.