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7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Consumers who buy fresh food online are often disappointed, according to a new survey of more than 1,100 online grocery shoppers. Read more on these findings from this Packer story.

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7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Millennial shoppers are the most susceptible to impulse purchases, according to research published by Food Marketing Institute. Read more on these findings from this Packer story.

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7/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
A visit to high tunnels reveals a common occurrence of yellow shoulders and blossom end rot in high tunnel (HT) grown tomatoes this season. Read more on the cause from this Weekly Crop Update article.

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7/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Rounds: Florida for the most part is finished. Supplies have improved in the West while South Carolina continues to increase production. Supplies are light, and quality is fair through Texas. Romas: Supplies are steady out of Central California, Baja and Central Mexico. Grape: Grape tomatoes are readily available out of the West (Baja). Quality is excellent.

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6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
A research project started this year is investigating different ways to increase the effectiveness of biocontrols in high tunnels. Read more on the project from this Vegetable, Small Fruit, and Mushroom Production article.

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6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
A new report that analyzes foodborne illness reporting illustrates huge disparities in the number of outbreaks reported by states. Read more on the disparity from this Packer story.

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6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Research efforts, headed up by University of Florida Horticultural Sciences Chairman Kevin Folta, are underway to study how light can be used to extend the shelf life of certain vegetables. Dr. Jack Payne, senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources at UF, has more information on this Southeast AgNet

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6/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
To expect hundreds of thousands of acres of greenhouse farming to replace open farm ground is unreasonable, yet controlled environment production is a rapidly-growing niche market. Read more on accelerated greenhouse growth from this Western Farm Press article.

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6/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Shrugging off California's drought, fresh produce price inflation will be low again in 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service has forecast. Read more on inflation rates from this Packer story.

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6/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Round, Roma, Plum, and Grape: The market has stabilized on Roma's and rounds. Florida is finished. Good supplies available off of the west coast and out of South Carolina. Grape tomatoes are readily available out of the west (Baja). Quality is excellent.

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