California to raise farmers market fees to fund more inspectors

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that would raise fees for certified farmers markets to pay for more inspectors. ... Read More


Land farmed by Wish Farms bought

Land farmed by Plant City, Fla.-based Wish Farms has been bought by a real estate investment trust, and the two companies have signed a lease for Wish Farms to continue growing berries and vegetables there. ... Read More


Bernard Imming, former United Fresh leader, dies

Bernard Imming, a past president and chief executive officer of the Washington, D.C.-based United Fresh Produce Association, died Sept. 23. He was 94. ... Read More


Fruit prices rising faster than vegetables

The ongoing drought in California could have “large and lasting effects” on fruit and vegetable prices, but the U.S. Department of Agriculture said extreme price effects are not evident yet. ... Read More


UF names Michael Rogers interim head of citrus center

The University of Florida has named Michael Rogers as the interim director of the Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred. ... Read More


Fruit and vegetable committee sets priorities

ARLINGTON, Va. — The newly minted Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee chose their leaders and are considering what industry issues to make priorities. ... Read More

California expands psyllid quarantine in Tulare County
Traps continue to pick up Asian citrus psyllids, prompting the state of California to expand an existing quarantine in parts of Tulare County to include the entire county.
“Washington Grown” TV series returns
The second season of the television series Washington Grown is coming, with the first of 13 episodes scheduled for Oct. 5 on Northwest Cable News.


Industry reacts to California labor legislation
Agricultural trade groups welcomed California Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto of a bill that would have put a mediator’s decision in a labor dispute immediately into effect, even if an appeal were filed.
Louisiana sweet potato harvest kicks off with good quality
Louisiana sweet potato harvest has started, and early reports are of a good quality crop.
Enza Zaden showcases Salinas vegetables
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, Calif. — More than 150 grower, shipper and processor representatives braved a rare California rainstorm to check out vegetables in the Enza Zaden Variety Showcase.



Citrus + Vegetable Magazine, August 2014

  •   Time to rethink copper for tomato bacterial spot

  •   Researchers weigh multi-prong system for TYLCV

  •   Growers enlist heat to treat HLB+ citrus trees

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