37 minutes | Jun 23, 2020

Ep #2: Dr. Leroy Whilby, Bureau Chief of Diagnostics

Thanks for tuning in to another episode of Plant Industry News. This episode begins with Director Dr. Trevor Smith as he announces the recipient of a significant Division award, promotes the Arboretum grove in Winter Haven and shares updates on various events and programs happening around the Division. Enjoy our interview with Dr. Leroy Whilby, Bureau Chief of the Bureau of Entomology, Nematology and Plant Pathology, as he shares about his role as Bureau Chief, as well as his job with the Medical Corps in the U.S. Army. Leroy discusses how both his civilian and military careers compare and relate to each other. Stay tuned to the end of the podcast to hear our Division Digest. This month we introduce a new employee in the Public Information and Outreach office and celebrate an upcoming retirement in the Bureau of Methods Development and Biological Control.  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.
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