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2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Farms in Miami-Dade and Broward counties reported little damage to their crops after a cold chill consumed South Florida starting February 18th. Find out more on the damage from this WSVN.com report.

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2/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
The first two decades of NAFTA has had a huge impact on the fresh produce industry, with Americans now consuming twice the fruit and three times the vegetables from Mexico and Canada as they did before 1994. Read more on the results of the report from this Packer article.

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2/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Sunkist Growers revenue surpassed $1 billion in 2014 for the fifth straight year and grower payments hit $1.1 billion, up from $873 million the year before. Read more on their revenues from this Packer article.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
Media coverage of the Environmental Working Group's annual "Dirty Dozen" list of produce to avoid because of pesticide residues has become much more balanced over the last five years, according to a study from the Alliance for Food and Farming. Read more on these findings from this Packer story.

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2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
If you build a better psyllid trap, the world probably won't beat a path to your door, but more than a few citrus people might come knocking. That's the hope of researchers at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, who've designed and built a better insect trap with 3D printing technology. Read more on the trap from this Ledger article.

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2/19/2015 12:00:00 AM
Gila Bend, about 69 miles from Phoenix, has become the first site in Arizona's Maricopa County to come under quarantine for Asian citrus psyllid. Read more on the extended quarantine from this Packer story.

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2/19/2015 12:00:00 AM
Georgia and Florida blueberry grower-shippers are assessing possible damage as consecutive nights of freezing temperatures endangered fruit while other freeze warnings could affect central and south Florida crops. Read more on the damage from this Packer article.

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2/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
The value of production for the non-citrus fruit crops totaled $16.2 billion in 2014, up 1 percent from 2013. Read more on the value of crops in California from this Western Farm Press article.

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2/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
What should be a bustling time in California citrus groves and packinghouses has ground to a halt in many cases, with pickers not harvesting much fruit and packing facilities sitting idle. Read more on citrus sales from this Ag Alert article.

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2/11/2015 12:00:00 AM
Supermarkets are stealing some local food demand from farmers markets, a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report indicates. Read more on the demand from this Packer article.

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