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10:05AM Jun 09, 2020

Drought in Mexico takes toll on citrus but exports to U.S. preserved

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Drought conditions in Mexico’s citrus regions have cut the country’s 2020 orange crop potential by nearly half, but fresh citrus shipments to the U.S. will only suffer minor reductions, according

15:02PM Jun 05, 2020

Signal to Noise: The Story Behind Trump's Proposed Cattle Import Ban

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

This week on DC Signal to Noise, Pro Farmer Policy Analyst Jim Wiesemeyer has the story behind that awkward moment when President Trump out of nowhere proposed a ban on

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14:56PM Jun 05, 2020

California melon marketer expands exports with AgroFresh

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Blythe, Calif.-based Fisher Ranch has expanded melon exports by extending the commodity’s storage window with the use of SmartFresh.

17:34PM Jun 04, 2020

U.S. imports rise on strength of berries, grapes and avocados

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Led by grapes, avocados and berries, U.S. imports of fruits and vegetables rose 6% from May 2019 through April, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture trade statistics.

17:24PM Jun 04, 2020

USDA seminar addresses direct payment process

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has scheduled a series of web seminars to help produce growers and other producers sign up for direct payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.

15:43PM Jun 04, 2020

Oranges lead U.S. export growth

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. fresh oranges and tangerines showed the best year-over-year growth of any major fresh commodity in export sales in the year from May 2019 through April this year.

11:14AM Jun 04, 2020

Farm Journal Live: What To Do WIthout Dicamba - Grassley on China

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor

Today on Farm Journal Live: the latest on the court decision rescinding the label for dicamba from Sonja Begemann and Ken Ferrie and an update on China trade from Senator