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3/19/2015 12:00:00 AM
California navel movement was picking up following the resolution of port strikes on the West Coast. Now if domestic sales could just pick up a bit. Read more on navel movement from this Packer story.

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3/19/2015 12:00:00 AM
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was joined by three health professionals in a news conference to urge Congress to maintain strong nutrition standards for school meals. Read more on the healthy standards from this Packer story.

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3/18/2015 12:00:00 AM
A wider citrus quarantine is expected in the Madera, California, area after the discovery of an Asian citrus psyllid in a residential tree. Read more on the quarantine from this Packer article.

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3/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
A draft report of The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, to be updated later this year, was released last month recommending that Americans eat more plant-based foods - vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds - and less red and processed meat. Read more on the draft guidelines from this Packer story.

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3/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Brampton, Ontario-based Loblaw Companies Ltd. launched a new brand to make the most out of "ugly" produce. The company's no name "Naturally Imperfect" line of fruits and vegetables launched in March with bagged apples and potatoes sold at a 30% discount compared to traditional bagged produce. Read more on the brand from this Packer story.

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3/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
Though grapefruit and tangerine production remained steady, the Sunshine State's orange production declined slightly, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture report. Read more on production from this Packer article.

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3/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
An additional portion of Fresno County along its southern border with Tulare County has been placed under quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detections of ACP in two locations in an unincorporated area of northern Tulare County near the City of Orange Cove. Read more on the expanded quarantine from this AgFax.com article.

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3/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
Dry weather contributes to a reduced spring-and-summer orange crop in California, according to a recent estimate. Crop forecasters said the drought reduced the average number of oranges on Valencia orange trees by 15 percent. Acreage is also down, and the combination will drop Valencia orange production to its lowest level in at least a dozen years.

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3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Produce for Kids is changing its primary charitable partner to Feeding America and is starting a kids club to help parents shop for healthy food. Find out more on the changes from this Packer report.

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3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
The Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program has introduced an educational video for California citrus growers that details the area-wide management treatment strategy for combating the Asian citrus psyllid. Watch the video and find out more about it from this Packer link.

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