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Retail tomato sales remain challenging

12/08/2014 12:29:38 PM

PALMETTO, Fla. — Competition remains stiff for Florida mature-green tomatoes in retail produce aisles. They compete... Read more.

Florida strawberry growers start season with lighter volumes

12/08/2014 12:09:50 PM

PLANT CITY, Fla. — Starting their season slower than normal, Florida strawberry grower-shippers are benefiting... Watch Video.

Movement of smaller pear crop brisk

12/08/2014 12:11:04 PM

Movement of high-quality Northwest pears has been very brisk this season. Selah, Wash.-based Rainier Fruit Co.... Read more.

Sweet potato export sales reach $95 million

12/08/2014 12:12:20 PM

Export sales of U.S. sweet potatoes rose 80% in the past five years. The value of sweet potato exports... Read more.

Rains hurt Chilean cherries, but exports should still climb

12/08/2014 12:11:41 PM

Heavy rains in Chile have damaged cherry crops, but exports to the U.S. should still be up due to... Read more.

UPDATED: Washington apple trade confident in face of record crop

12/08/2014 12:08:02 PM

See related story: Washington Hort Association marks last meeting before merger. KENNEWICK, Wash. — Ten years... Read more.

Drought relief now

12/01/2014 2:49:04 PM

At a time when seemingly every issue lawmakers in Washington, D.C., attempt to address becomes mired... Read more.

What about pesticides on organic acreage?

12/01/2014 2:48:40 PM

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is taking heat for a proposed program that could... Read more.

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