WESTSIDE CALIFORNIA MELONS

California Westside melon growers strive for normal season

06/01/2012 10:22:45 AM

California Westside melon growers say this season should be normal despite challenges. Atomic Torosian, managing partner... Read more.


Westside melon business update

06/01/2012 10:01:39 AM

V.H. Azhderian hires food safety consultant V.H. Azhderian & Co., Los Banos, Calif., which offers conventional... Read more.


Cold spring may delay cantaloupes, honeydews

06/02/2011 2:03:33 PM

Barring an abrupt change in weather patterns, retailers waiting to cash in on westside California... Read more.




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Mixed melons should hit in mid-July

06/02/2011 2:01:35 PM

The cantaloupe continues to reign as king of California’s small melon varieties as honeydews play... Read more.


Diesel costs make rail more alluring to California melon growers

06/02/2011 1:22:45 PM

With California diesel fuel prices above $4 a gallon, melon grower-shippers are researching freight options... Read more.


Growers expect enough water for the season

06/04/2010 10:56:18 AM

Though early cantaloupes and honeydew melons shipping from California in July may be smaller than... Read more.


Summer deals may overlap because of cool spring

06/04/2010 10:43:15 AM

Despite an unseasonably cool and wet spring, California’s melon grower-shippers aren’t expecting major delays to... Read more.



Melon research targets pests

06/08/2009 10:10:00 AM

Developing new varieties of melons has taken a back seat to fighting crop-damaging insects and diseases... Read more.


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