LATEST NEWS FROM Blueberries

U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement USMCA
11:19AM Jul 22, 2020

Hearings set on trade practices that affect Florida, other states

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Federal trade and agriculture officials have rescheduled hearings for growers to testify on how foreign trade is harming U.S. agriculture, with a focus on the effects of Mexican produce imports

10:32AM Jul 09, 2020

Apples, potatoes now included in coronavirus sales loss payments

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

(UPDATED) Apples and potatoes are among the crops now eligible for direct payments to growers for sales losses in the $2.1 billion in Coronavirus Food Assistance Program funds for specialty

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00:24AM Jul 07, 2020

Vegetable gains lead May imports

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. imports of fresh fruits in May were down 10.4% compared with a year ago, while fresh vegetable imports jumped 17%, according to newly released statistics.

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.

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.

21:03PM May 24, 2020

U.S. blueberries, avocados gain access to China

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. blueberries grown in 11 states and California avocados now have access to the Chinese market as a result of the U.S.-China Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement.

09:55AM Apr 29, 2020

Reduced vegetable acreage coming? Rabobank researchers consider

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

California vegetable growers will plant reduced acreage in the next few months because of big declines in foodservice demand related to the COVID-19 pandemic.