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10/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
Heavy rains in Florida and an early end to California deals should keep tomato markets very strong heading into the holidays. Read more on tomato markets from this Packer story.

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10/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
Depending on crop tolerance, a killing frost can result from canopy temperatures dropping 2-5 degrees below freezing for 5-10 minutes, or from a sustained temperature 31.5-32 degrees Fahrenheit lasting 3-5 hours. Read more on freeze damage in vegetables from this MSU Extension article.

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10/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
Fruits and vegetables have long been linked to physical health. A new study by a team of English researchers suggests they also promote mental health. Read more on the research findings from this Packer article.

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10/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
Online grocery sales could account for close to 20% of all grocery sales in the best performing U.S. markets by 2023, according to estimates in a new study. Read more on online sales from this Packer article.

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10/9/2014 12:00:00 AM
Round, Roma, Plum, and Grape: Quality is on the decline due to growing conditions, on the East coast due to rain, in the West due to heat in California and hurricane conditions in Mexico. Roma's continue to demand a premium price. Rounds and Grape tomatoes are trending upwards due to decrease in supply. Prices are strengthening for grape tomatoes also.

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10/3/2014 12:00:00 AM
As authorized under the 2014 Farm Bill, USDA will allocate $118 million in grants to support markets and research for specialty crops like fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, horticulture and nursery crops. Read more on the grants from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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9/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
According to the USDA-Economic Research Service's September food price outlook, fresh fruit prices fell 4% in August but were up 4.6% above year-ago levels. Read more on prices from this Packer article.

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9/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
The newly minted Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee chose their leaders and are considering what industry issues to make priorities. Read more on the committee from this Grower article.

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9/26/2014 12:00:00 AM
During 2013, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation air quality sampling program in major agricultural areas found no detectable pesticide concentrations nearly 93 percent of the time. Read more on these findings from this Grower article.

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9/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
Each year bring its challenges for vegetable production and 2014 was no exception. Read an overview of the season for different vegetables from this Weekly Crop Update article.

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