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Strong California lettuce market eases

07/22/2014 11:56:34 AM

SALINAS, Calif. — A strong market for California lettuce loosened its grip on buyers a bit in... Watch Video.


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.


Church Bros. repeats win at mascot race

07/21/2014 10:41:39 AM

SALINAS, Calif. — Church Bros. LLC took its second straight victory in the annual produce mascot... Watch Video.



UPDATED: Wawona stone fruit recall spurred by Australian tests

07/21/2014 10:48:50 AM

(UPDATED COVERAGE, July 22) As a recall of stone fruit from Wawona Packing Co. expanded to Canada,... Read more.


USDA triples emergency water assistance to California

07/18/2014 3:19:52 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to provide $9.7 million in emergency water assistance to... Read more.


Walmart funds second round of strawberry sustainability grants

07/18/2014 12:43:19 PM

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


Papaya, banana growers sue Hawaii County over GMO ban

07/17/2014 10:25:48 AM

Hawaiian papaya and banana growers have joined cattlemen and floral producers to fight a ban on open-air... Watch Video.



Researchers find new marmorated stink bug attractant

07/16/2014 5:34:09 PM

U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers have deciphered chemical pheromones emitted by the brown marmorated stink... Read more.


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