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6/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Shrugging off California's drought, fresh produce price inflation will be low again in 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service has forecast. Read more on inflation rates from this Packer story.

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6/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
Produce purchases by the least affluent and most affluent consumers differ markedly, and the latest United Fresh Produce Association's FreshFacts on Retail report explores what that means to marketers and retailers. Read more on the study and its findings from this Packer article.

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6/24/2015 12:00:00 AM
The answer - to hopefully one day bury HLB six feet under in a concrete tomb - lies largely in agricultural research. Public and private scientists are working at warp speed to develop a plethora of ideas and solutions. Read more on their efforts from this Western Farm Press article.

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6/24/2015 12:00:00 AM
Texas outpaced California this month (June 2015) and has claimed the title as the state with the highest refrigerated freight volume ? referred to as "spot reefer" freight ? according to a freight industry analyst at DAT Solutions.

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6/19/2015 12:00:00 AM
Growers attending the June 17-19 Florida Citrus Industry Annual Conference learned how Florida Citrus Mutual, their industry trade group, has won victories in the state legislature for them and other states' growers to secure funding to support research into ending citrus greening, also known as HLB and huanglongbing. Read more on the funding from this Packer article.

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6/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
While the number of new products introduced to supermarkets has been relatively flat over the past five years, healthful foods, including fresh produce, are helping lead the way in innovation. Read more on the trends from this Packer article.

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6/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Smaller recent state production prompted Florida's citrus marketing agency to cut its budget and lower grapefruit box tax rates. Read more on the changes from this Packer article.

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6/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
Though white grapefruit production increased slightly from the previous month, production of Florida colored grapefruit, oranges and tangerines remained unchanged from May to June, according to a June 10 U.S. Department of Agriculture report. Read more on production from this Packer story.

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6/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Syngenta announced today that its newest herbicide to aid in resistance management, Broadworks™ herbicide, has received registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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6/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
The news on Florida citrus isn't encouraging. Orange production, which garners the most attention, is the lowest in nearly 50 years while this season's grapefruit is the smallest since the hurricane years of 2004-05. Read more on the outlook for citrus from this Packer article.

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