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10:51AM Feb 19, 2020

USDA predicts flat exports, big import growth

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

New U.S. Department of Agriculture agricultural projections to 2029 Tv forecast consistent growth in the value of U.S. fresh produce and nut crops but flat export sales.

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.

International trade
16:49PM Feb 18, 2020

U.S. fresh exports of fruit down, vegetables up in 2019

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Exports of U.S. fresh fruits declined by 6% in 2019, while exports of U.S. fresh vegetables increased by 4%.

10:58AM Feb 17, 2020

Mexfly find in south Texas brings expanded quarantine

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Texas Department of Agriculture have established a Mexican fruit fly quarantine in Willacy County, Texas.

17:24PM Feb 07, 2020

Moroccan season starts for LGS Specialty’s Darling Clementines

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

LGS Specialty Sales, New Rochelle, N.Y., has started its Moroccan w. murcott season, importing the clementines through April.

10:52AM Feb 04, 2020

Final round of trade payments on their way

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The third and final round of U.S. Department of Agriculture 2019 Market Facilitation Program payments to assist growers suffering from trade retaliation by China and other countries are on their

10:30AM Jan 13, 2020

Sunkist, other California orange shippers access Vietnam

Tom Burfield
AgWeb Contributor

Valencia, Calif.-based Sunkist Growers Inc. will be among California growers exporting navel oranges to Vietnam starting this season.