The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates in its Jan. 12 report that the Florida orange crop will be 71 million 90-pound boxes, one million less than expected in the December forecast, a decrease of about 1%.
There's been speculation about a trucker strike scheduled for Jan. 17 in Guatemala, but a possible compromise currently being negotiated may prevent it from happening, said Charlie Eagle, vice president of busines
It may not yet have the prestige of Cuties or Halos mandarins, but the Super Nova variety launched in January by LoBue Bros. Inc., Lindsay, Calif., surpasses competitors when it comes to flavor and sweetness, at least if
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack appointed 13 members to the National Watermelon Promotion Board. While 12 of the members began three-year terms starting Jan. 1, one new member (John Prukop) will complete a two-year ter