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7/31/2014 12:00:00 AM
NatureSweet Tomatoes is bringing back the Glorys Homegrown Tomato & Chef's Challenge tour for 2014. Read more on the promotion from this Packer article.

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7/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
An 11% increase in net sales for the second quarter of 2014 has officials with Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. expressing optimism about efforts to diversify, even though the company's fresh-cut business posted declines for the third straight quarter. Read more on their sales from this Packer article.

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7/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
For those crops that are annually tilled, there may be an obligation to have a certified conservation plan in place along with other restrictions, depending on whether the land is defined by USDA as highly erodible or wetlands. Read more on concern over this policy from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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7/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Check out P-Day and DSV accumulations as of July 29 from this Plant & Pest Advisory article.

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7/28/2014 12:00:00 AM
Higher fresh fruit inflation in 2014 will be followed by moderate inflation in 2015, according to the latest food price forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read more on fruit and vegetable inflation from this Grower article.

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7/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Check out the July 25th potato and tomato disease forecast at the link below.

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7/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Summer tomato deals have started out of the San Diego area and Baja California, with both regions reporting good growing conditions and excellent quality. Read more on tomato deals from this Packer article.

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7/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Round, Roma, Plum, and Grape: Continued plentiful supplies for mature green round tomatoes in Central California, prices have firmed for Roma's and Vine Ripes in San Diego (from Baja California). Steady availability for Eastern growers.

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7/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last week a very damaging infestation of tomato russet mites was discovered in high tunnels on the Throckmorton Farm near Lafayette. The infestation consisted of enormous numbers of russet mites and the result was severe wilting and stunting of the plants. Read more on the pest from this Vegetable Crops Hotline article.

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7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
Late blight was reported on tomato in Leesburg, Virginia on July 21. Leesburg is Northwest of Washington, DC. There have been scattered reports of late blight in the region this summer. This is a good reminder for all tomato and potato growers in New Jersey and surrounding region to scout on a regular basis. No late blight has been reported in New Jersey to date. For more information on late blight and to track its progress in the US please visit USAblight.

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