Crops & Markets


Strong California lettuce market eases

07/22/2014 11:56:32 AM

SALINAS, Calif. — A strong market for California lettuce loosened its grip on buyers a bit in... Watch Video.

Sweet potato markets tight heading into harvests

07/22/2014 11:01:33 AM

Sweet potato prices should stay high until September, when new-crop volume shipments begin. Markets should stay... Read more.

Basciani expands into blackberries

07/21/2014 6:39:35 PM

As it prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary, Basciani Mushroom Farms, Avondale, Pa., is diversifying,... Read more.

Vidalia onion growers say new disease hasn’t hurt crop

07/21/2014 1:42:40 PM

Yellow bud bacteria has been spreading through the Vidalia onion growing region in recent years, but... Read more.

Domex reports outstanding fruit quality

07/18/2014 10:22:16 AM

Domex Superfresh Growers reports outstanding quality on both its cherry and apple crops. “Cherry harvest is... Watch Video.

Florida honors three environmentally friendly operations

08/05/2014 10:57:19 AM

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam has awarded three agricultural operations the state's Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award. They... Read more.

Wind storms to affect banana supplies

07/17/2014 9:18:08 AM

Strong winds in South America and Central America will likely affect banana shipments to the U.S. Wind... Read more.

UPDATED: California crop losses could surpass $800 million

07/16/2014 12:05:23 PM

(UPDATED COVERAGE, July 17) Groundwater supplies pumped from wells will make up most of the shortfall... Read more.

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