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UPDATED: Southeast Produce Council founder dies at age 64

07/31/2014 1:08:53 PM

(UPDATED COVERAGE, 12:38 p.m.) Terry Vorhees, executive director of the Southeast Produce Council, died July... Watch Video.


Texas fruit growers should be alert for spotted-wing fly

07/30/2014 9:43:10 AM

Catching the spotted wing drosophila fly early could save Texas fruit growers money and even their... Watch Video.


Texas A&M breeding program wants to make spuds more fashionable

07/25/2014 8:18:30 AM

Texas A&M breeders hope to make potatoes more stylish by developing designer varieties. These types would... Watch Video.



MBG opens Georgia blueberry facility

07/23/2014 12:44:36 PM

MBG Marketing has opened a new blueberry facility in Georgia. Grand Junction, Mich.-based MBG had a... Read more.


Sweet potato markets tight heading into harvests

07/22/2014 4:39:57 PM

Sweet potato prices should stay high until September, when new-crop volume shipments begin. Markets should stay... Read more.


Vidalia onion growers say new disease hasn’t hurt crop

07/21/2014 2:28:26 PM

Yellow bud bacteria has been spreading through the Vidalia onion growing region in recent years, but... Read more.


Louisiana sweet potato acres rebound

07/18/2014 5:00:22 PM

Louisiana sweet potato acres appear to be rebounding, with growers planting more than 9,000 this year. The... Read more.



Walmart funds second round of strawberry sustainability grants

07/18/2014 12:43:20 PM

The Bentonville, Ark.-based Walmart Foundation has donated another $1.05 million to the National Strawberry Sustainability... Read more.


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