Citrus

CITRUS

 


Packer Stories

Spud and citrus production down, value up

09/19/2014

U.S. potato and citrus production fell in the 2013-14 season, but the values of both crops increased, according to new season-ending reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Florida citrus superhero appears in first comic

09/17/2014

As part of a $1 million agreement with Marvel Comics, the Bartow-based Florida Department of Citrus has launched the first in a series of comic books that feature the Avengers with a guest appearance by Captain Citrus.

Florida citrus growers get USDA assistance

09/17/2014

Reeling from a near decade-long affliction, Florida citrus growers can now apply for financial assistance to remove trees hit by citrus greening and replant their diseased groves.

Paramount Citrus honored as Industry Advocate of the Year

09/12/2014

The United Fresh Produce Association honored Paramount Citrus as the Produce Industry Advocate of the Year.

California navel estimate could be off

09/11/2014

A U.S. Department of Agriculture California navel volume forecast is likely skewed too high, according to a leading industry group.

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Market Scope - Tangerines — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15

2014-09-14

CHILE — Imports (19-43*-71) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices for cartons of 10 3-pound mesh bags w. murcott afourer 20-32s mostly $36, 36s mostly $34. Quality good. *revised.

PERU — Imports (15*-11*-5) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Sufficient volume and number of importers to establish a market were expected the week of Sept. 22. *revised.

URUGUAY — Imports (0-0-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Sufficient volume and number of importers to establish a market were expected the week of Sept. 22. **unavailable.

SOUTH AFRICA — Imports (0-6-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Expect Sufficient volume and number of importers to establish a market were expected the week of Sept. 22. **unavailable. FIRST REPORT.

 


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