Fruit gains traction in springtime

Mar 14, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Many of the produce items shipped from West Mexico during the spring are similar to those that arrive in winter. However, fruit items, like melons and mangoes, tend to have a greater presence as the weather warms up.

USDA raises import forecast

Feb 22, 2019 by Tom Karst
The latest fiscal 2019 trade estimates from the U.S. Department of Agriculture raise predictions for fresh produce imports compared with a November forecast but keep the estimate for fresh produce exports stable.

Arkansas produce dodges worst of flooding

May 23, 2017 by The Packer
Heavy rains and subsequent flooding in late April and early May led Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to issue disaster declarations for three dozen counties, and a preliminary estimate released by the University of Arkansas