Fruit size and tonnage out of Mexico likely will be down slightly through most of September as the industry moves into the flora loca crop, which bridges the gap between the old crop and the aventajada crop.
(UPDATED, July 25) With no direct payments expected for specialty crop growers, the Trump administration announced its plan to help farmers hurt by retaliatory trade tariffs with up to $12 billion in government relief.
Faced with a drought that threatened residential water supplies in the Western Cape, Summer Citrus from South Africa says technology, innovation and best practices ensured citrus growers will have a prosperous season.
Russia is remaking home-grown agriculture following Pres. Putin's ban on certain food imports in 2014 -- in retaliation for sanctions imposed by the European Union and the U.S. over Russian incursions in Crimea.