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10/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Calling the industry to counter child obesity trends and help their business by participating in the Eat Brighter! initiative, Bryan Silbermann and Cathy Burns teamed up to give the 2014 State of the Industry address at the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit. Read more on the address from this Packer 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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10/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
The first official season forecast for Florida citrus shows slight declines in navel oranges, grapefruit and tangerines, but valencias are expected to increase the Sunshine State's total orange production. Read more on the numbers from this Packer story.

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10/9/2014 12:00:00 AM
What this season's California-Arizona navel orange crop might lack in size, it should make up for in flavor, grower-shippers say. Find out more on this year's crop from this Packer article and video.

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10/3/2014 12:00:00 AM
Heavy rains have prevented Florida growers from beginning this season's grapefruit harvest in earnest. Find out more on the delays from this Packer article and video.

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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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10/1/2014 12:00:00 AM
Traps continue to pick up Asian citrus psyllids, prompting the state of California to expand an existing quarantine in parts of Tulare County to include the entire county. Read more on the expanded quarantine from this Grower article.

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10/1/2014 12:00:00 AM
Heavy rains in Texas's Rio Grande Valley have been good for citrus size and drought relief, but they could add to pest pressures. Read more on the effect from this Grower 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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