Keeping in place a tomato suspension agreement between Mexican growers and the Commerce Department, the International Trade Commission ruled that Mexican tomatoes sold at less than “fair value” threaten the U.S.
IMG Citrus is celebrating 40 years in business, starting as a 72-acre farm that’s transformed to a vertically integrated grower, packer and shipper that recently added 4,000 acres of Florida grapefruit.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has expanded quarantined areas for citrus greening in California, Texas and Louisiana after the disease was detected in plant tissue samples in multiple locations in the states.
Growers and importers of Mexican tomatoes and segments of the U.S. tomato industry continue to spar over a Department of Commerce decision to end an agreement that holds an anti-dumping investigation at bay.
Twenty teams competed to pluck the most strawberries at the sixth annual Strawberry Picking Challenge at Wish Farms, Plant City, Fla., an event raising more than $90,000 for the Redlands Christian Migrant Association.