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1/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
A possible opening of the U.S. market to China citrus is still at least several months away. But if or when the green light comes, it could meet with little opposition from the California industry. Read more on the possible opening from this Packer story.

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1/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Florida orange production continues to decline, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture report. Grapefruit and tangerine production remained unchanged. Read more on citrus forecasts from this Packer article.

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1/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
Citrus greening in China has caused as much as a 10 percent drop in production of oranges in that country, creating an opportunity for California citrus to regain a foothold on the market after shipments from the Golden State were restricted last season because of brown rot. Read more on the opportunity from this Capital Press article.

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1/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
The main impact of the New Year's freeze that hit much of California could be on supplies of fresh vegetables. Farmers in the Southern California desert say the cold temperatures delayed harvest of lettuce and other vegetables. That means supplies to the market could be reduced for the next couple of weeks. The six-day freeze also threatened citrus fruit, but farmers say the fruit appears to have escaped serious damage.

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1/5/2015 12:00:00 AM
U.S. per capita fruit and vegetable consumption peaked in the mid-1990s, but several factors could join to help increase demand in the future, which is good news for producers, says Alba Collart, Mississippi State University Extension economist. Read more on these factors from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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1/5/2015 12:00:00 AM
California citrus emerged from freezing temperatures on New Year's Eve and Jan. 1 largely unharmed as forecast lows did not materialize. Read more on the escape from this Packer article.

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12/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Faculty members of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have looked into their crystal ball and come up with food trends they see for 2015. Read more details from their list from this Grower article.

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12/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
The latest Sunkist Citrus Hacks video focuses on substituting lemon for salt in cooking. Find out more on the video and watch it through this Packer link.

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12/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Of roughly 10,000 samples of mostly produce collected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and several state agricultural departments in 2013, more than 99% had pesticide residues below Environmental Protection Agency tolerances. Read more on pesticide residues from this Grower article.

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12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM
Toward the end of 2011, Mark Hoddle, an entomologist at the University of California, Riverside, first released into a citrus grove on campus a batch of Pakistani wasps that are natural enemies of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), the vector of a bacterium that causes Huanglongbing (HLB), a lethal citrus disease. Read more on the predator from this UCR Today article.

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