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07:32AM Mar 31, 2020

Pride and Pain: Farmer-Soldier Sacrifices for Country and Family

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

Sacrifice: Joseph Sparacio will plant no seed and tend no crops in 2020. Instead, the farmer-patriot has left behind everything he loves to answer the call of duty.

12:24PM Mar 20, 2020

New inspections for Mexican tomatoes at border coming soon

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department will start inspecting Mexican tomatoes entering the U.S. on April 4, as part of the suspension agreement with the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration.

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18:40PM Feb 18, 2020

U.S. imports of both fruits and vegetables up in 2019, USDA reports

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. imports of both fruits and vegetables increased moderately in 2019, new trade figures reveal.

16:17PM Feb 13, 2020

Start of inspections on Mexican tomatoes brings worries about delays

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Federal and state agencies in Arizona and Texas are gearing up for the start of mandatory U.S. inspections of Mexican tomatoes on April 1, but worries remain about possible bottlenecks

13:47PM Jan 09, 2020

American Grown campaign seeks relief through consumer support

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

In the wake of trade deals that have left some U.S. produce growers unhappy about an influx of imported fruits and vegetables, the new American Grown campaign is taking its

10:22AM Oct 22, 2019

Commerce resumes investigation into Mexican tomato imports

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The Department of Commerce, acting on a request by U.S. tomato growers, is continuing its investigation into the dumping of Mexican tomatoes into the U.S.

10:47AM Oct 14, 2019

Florida Tomato Exchange wants antidumping investigation to resume

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

With the ink on the new tomato suspension agreement still wet, the Florida Tomato Exchange has filed a request for continuation of the antidumping investigation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico.