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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

15:43PM 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.

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16:41PM Jun 03, 2020

USDA, other groups shift HLB research from lab to grove

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and other groups have invested nearly $47 million in research over the past six years through the Huanglongbing Multiagency Coordination Group.

09:57AM Jun 01, 2020

China running behind on promised imports of U.S. goods

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

China is running well behind on its promised purchases of U.S. goods and services in the first quarter of 2020, raising trade tensions between the two countries.

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.

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.

09:18AM Dec 12, 2019

U.S. orange forecast stable, Florida encouraged by USDA report

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

U.S. orange production forecasts have remained steady in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest citrus report, but Florida should expect a slight increase over last year’s final production.