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Ag labor not part of Obama's immigration plan

11/21/2014 7:45:00 AM
President Barack Obama's immigration plan calls for allowing undocumented immigrants with children who are citizens or legal residents to stay in the U.S., a move that doesn't specifically address the need for a stable agriculture workforce. ... Full story

Avocado demand, prices soar

03/20/2013 12:08:00 PM
Rising demand for hass avocados, weather-related sizing issues in California and a dip in Mexican production kept shipping prices around $30 per two-layer carton in mid-March. ... Full story

Obama needs to help ag

11/21/2014 10:15:00 AM
As the agriculture industry figures out whether President Obama’s immigration plan is good or bad for it, ag interests could use a little presidential help on other important issues, such as international trade. ... Full story

Senator drops California drought legislation — for now

11/26/2014 11:32:00 AM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s decision to pull the plug temporarily on crafting a compromise for California drought relief legislation met with praise from some Democratic colleagues and regrets from advocates for Central Valley agriculture. ... Full story

Multi-million PACA case developing against family

06/07/2012 4:37:00 PM
Dozens of produce suppliers that are collectively owed millions by stores and holding companies owned by the Alejo family of Los Angeles are in line with other creditors — including a bank with a $56 million claim — as numerous cases work their way through the federal court system. ... Full story

Mucci offers three new tomatoes in convenient packaging

05/24/2013 4:04:00 PM
Mucci International Marketing recently launched tomato products featuring packaging designed to be convenient for retailers and consumers. ... Full story

Wiggle room needed on sourcing GMO fruits and vegetables

11/20/2014 4:01:00 PM
This morning I saw a release land in my inbox that made me waver on the delete key. Don’t you find yourself in that command mode every morning, with a quick two-second evaluation for each unread e-mail before typically banishing it to the delete folder or, for the lucky few, saving it for further review? ... Full story

UPDATED: Ports negotiations slow down through Thanksgiving

11/21/2014 12:15:00 PM
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union is limiting its participation in West Coast port negotiations for 12 days through the Thanksgiving weekend, according to the Pacific Maritime Association. ... Full story

Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos

06/09/2013 11:37:00 PM
Capitalizing on retailers’ and consumers’ familiarity with Wonderful Brands, Paramount Citrus will market its California-grown clementines and mandarins as Wonderful Halos beginning this fall.

A subsidiary of Los Angeles-based Roll Global LLC, Paramount is relying on Roll’s portfolio of Wonderful Brands to help it maintain its position in the California mandarin deal after selling the Cuties clementine brand to former partner Sun Pacific Cos., Pasadena, Calif. ... Full story

Kingdom Fresh Farms names GM

11/25/2014 4:12:00 PM
Kingdom Fresh Farms has named a new general manager. ... Full story
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