Peaches are a well-known crop in the Carolinas and Georgia, but Florida has been getting into the game the past several years with this kind of careful marketing of its more modest crop of snacking-sized peaches.
AgriTalk Host Chip Flory brings in Jim Wiesemeyer to cover news from Washington, Greg Henderson and Pamela Riemenschneider cover online produce shopping, and Rhonda Brooks previews Farm Journal's Yield Tour.
Growers in south Texas were gearing up for a bountiful holiday season and expected ample supplies of numerous commodities, including kale, cilantro and cabbage as well as mustard, collard and turnip greens.
(UPDATED, Nov. 9) With the next round of NAFTA negotiations set to start in Mexico City Nov. 17, House Agriculture leaders convened a discussion that stressed the importance of the trade agreement to farmers.
It could have been much worse. Ohio growers endured heavy spring rains, extended cold snaps, high winds and even a freeze in early May. Despite those obstacles, sources said the state’s outlook is positive.