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9/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
As citrus greening continues to impact Florida's groves, growers have found that they need a way to quickly and accurately count the amount of fruit dropped early to help identify problem areas, which will save time and money. Read more on the approach from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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8/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
The California drought isn't pushing fruit and vegetable prices higher this year. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Economic Research Service predicts that grower prices for vegetables will decline between 4% and 5% this year, while grower prices for fruit will decline between 5% and 6%. Read more on the expected declines from this Packer story.

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8/24/2015 12:00:00 AM
A new study from the University of Iowa confirms that many consumers choose local food for reasons beyond flavor and freshness. Read more on the findings of the study from this Packer story.

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8/24/2015 12:00:00 AM
The recent dust-up of Huanglongbing (HLB) discoveries in southern California could arguably be a good thing for commercial citrus growers. Before you confuse this with the premise that a lethal bacterial disease in citrus is a good thing, let Todd Fitchette explain in this Farm Press Blog.

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8/11/2015 12:00:00 AM
Southern Gardens Citrus, a large Florida citrus growing and processing operation, is growing genetically modified fruit that's resistant to the citrus greening disease. Find out more on the production from this Packer report.

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8/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Marketing fruits and vegetables to kids serves the dual purposes of helping instill healthful eating habits into consumers at a young age while increasing sales for suppliers and retailers. Read more on the value of marketing to kids from this Packer article.

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8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Citrus greening, the disease that threatens to destroy Florida's $10.7 billion industry, appears to possess its own mechanism to promote its spread, which makes it harder to control. Read more on these findings from a study in this Packer article.

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8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Navel orange production in California finished the 2014-15 season at close to the 79 million cartons predicted in the National Agricultural Statistics Service's revised estimate. Read more on orange production from this Capital Press article.

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7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
California's San Gabriel Valley looks to be "ground-zero" in the Golden State for the lethal citrus disease Huanglongbing (HLB). Read more on why from this Western Farm Press article.

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7/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has updated the Florida Citrus Rootstock Selection Guide. Read more on the updated guide from this Packer article.

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