Ride with the tide and local smocal - The Packer

Ride with the tide and local smocal

02/18/2013 02:24:00 PM
Tom Karst

TK: Ah, yes, the familiar "lessons learned" fallback position. It's the best they can do right now, in any case.

2:16 p.m. Follow me on twitter @tckarst. Almost to 2,000 followers!

2:17 p.m. Again, with the long delay between posts; Perishable Pundit hasn’t published since Jan. 22. Just sayin..

2:22 p.m. Local smocal? Look for Packer coverage of the USDA recent report on long term agricultural projections. One tidbit from that report, on the increase profile of imports for the U.S. market:

Imports increasingly supplement domestic production of horticultural crops and products. By 2022, imports are projected to supply 52 percent of domestic fruit and nut use and 24 percent of vegetable use, in terms of farm weight. In 2012, these shares were 44 percent and 19 percent, respectively.


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