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5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
The Texas Valley Citrus Committee is seeking new members. The Mission-based group will fill produce and handler positions, according to a news release. Find out more on the call for members from this Packer article.

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5/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
California could significantly change its Asian citrus psyllid quarantine regulations and, as a result, is asking growers and nursery owners to comment on the proposals. Read more on the proposed changes from this Western Farm Press article.

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5/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
A 800-page International Trade Commission analysis says that U.S. fresh fruit, vegetable and nut exports will increase by $990 million if the Trans-Pacific Partnership is enacted. Read more on this prediction from this Packer story.

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5/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture Florida citrus report shows small increases in production of oranges and grapefruit. Read more on production increases from this Packer article.

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5/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
The detection of one Asian citrus psyllid in Tracy, California, is prompting increased trapping and surveying efforts by San Joaquin County, state and federal officials. Read more on the discovery from this Packer article.

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5/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Florida's citrus growers say as much as 90 percent of their acreage and 80 percent of their trees are infected by the greening disease, which is making a huge dent in the state's $10.7 billion citrus industry. Read more on the rates from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
The rainy, foggy days, brought on by El Nino weather patterns, have caused the spread of a fungal disease which is causing Florida's oranges to drop from the trees prematurely. The fungal disease, PFD, or post bloom fruit drop is affecting all types of orange trees statewide. Read more on the disease from this Fresh Plaza article.

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4/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $22 million in grants to help citrus growers fight huanglongbing, also known as HLB and citrus greening. Read more on the funding from this Packer article.

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4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
Favorable growing conditions this winter and spring should result in some good-quality produce coming out of California's Kern County over the next several months. Read more on volumes for different products from this Packer article.

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4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
As much as 90% of Florida's citrus acres are infected with the citrus greening disease. According to a report from the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, citrus greening, also known as HLB and huanglongbing, has also infected 80% of Florida's citrus trees. Read more on the impact of greening from this Packer story.

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