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Southeast watermelon deals tight, running late

06/09/2014 12:47:54 PM

TRENTON, Fla. — Demand and prices remain higher than normal as a tardy southeastern watermelon... Watch Video.


The Packer to launch West Coast expo next May

06/02/2014 12:45:25 PM

LENEXA, Kan. — Business should be a pleasure next May in Palm Springs, Calif., as The Packer... Watch Video.


The USDA’s grocery list

06/02/2014 1:16:05 PM

The produce industry has found much of the Obama administration’s nutrition policy to its liking. Along... Read more.



Vermont’s GM labeling won’t kneecap biotech

06/02/2014 1:23:08 PM

Once Vermont’s governor signed a bill into law making his state the first in the country to... Read more.


School nutrition standard opt-out is Congress’ cop-out

06/02/2014 1:30:18 PM

The battle in Congress over rolling back school meals standards the past few weeks has been one of... Read more.


House vote would allow schools to scrimp on produce

06/02/2014 12:44:41 PM

In what fresh produce advocates called a step backward, the House Appropriations Committee approved a... Watch Video.


Vidalia growers switch from fields to storage onions

06/02/2014 12:39:52 PM

For details on vidalia onion market research, please see "Vidalias are top sweet onion with consumers" METTER,... Watch Video.



Florida avocado growers eyeing another favorable season

06/02/2014 1:32:58 PM

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — If forecasts hold, Florida grower-shippers are poised for another strong season of... Read more.


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