Crops & Markets


UPDATED: Indian River citrus packers merging

06/23/2014 5:31:17 PM

(UPDATED COVERAGE, June 25) An operating merger between two Indian River citrus companies could make... Read more.

California prune acreage trends down, prices up

06/23/2014 5:06:52 PM

The trend of removing Sacramento Valley prune orchards for more profitable nut crops continues, but... Read more.

NJ peaches to start second week of July

06/23/2014 2:02:06 PM

The New Jersey peach season will start late but should yield abundant, high-quality volumes. Harvest in... Watch Video.

Mexican tomato production to fall

06/23/2014 1:58:45 PM

Mexican fresh-market tomato production is expected to fall slightly in 2014-15. About 2.28 million tons of... Read more.

Florida updates consumer local food sales website

06/23/2014 7:38:57 AM

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has revamped a website that... Read more.

Florida citrus breeding center opens

06/23/2014 7:32:24 AM

The opening of a citrus breeding center should help the Sunshine State’s efforts to breed varieties... Read more.

Early start for big Stemilt apricot crop

06/20/2014 3:28:42 PM

Stemilt Growers’ 2014 apricot harvest kicked off a week earlier than last year, and the company... Read more.

Banana high in vitamin A set for trials

06/20/2014 1:10:53 PM

A new banana variety high in vitamin A is ready for human trials. The pro-vitamin A-enriched banana,... Read more.

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