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4/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
Avocados and lettuce may see the biggest produce price increases this year because of drought conditions in California, one economist believes. Read more on rising prices from this Packer article.

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4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
Frieda's Inc. wants "to change the way America eats fruits & vegetables" with a scary new campaign. The "Eat One Fruit a Day That Scares You" challenges shoppers to put more specialty fruits such as dragon fruit and mangosteens into their shopping carts and on their plates at restaurants, according to a news release.

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4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
Sub-freezing temperatures on the morning of April 15 put large acreages of Texas wheat at risk for freeze injury, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Read more on crop progress and conditions from this full report at the link below.

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4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
Do you have this pesky type of stink bug on your farm? This Field Crop News article offers some notes about this pest and an update on some new research on its biology and control.

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4/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
With the temperatures we experienced during winter, what was the fate of plant pathogens? Follow the integrated pest management (IPM) tactics in this MSU Extension article to limit plant diseases.

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4/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
Americans are twice as likely to get food poisoning from food prepared at a restaurant compared with food prepared at home, newly published data from the Center for Science in the Public Interest shows. Read more on the findings from this Packer article.

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4/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
In south Georgia, more and more growers are successfully intercropping watermelon and cotton. However, controlling glyphosate-resistant pigweed following watermelon harvest has been a challenge. Read more on the challenge from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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4/11/2014 12:00:00 AM
High tunnels offer flexibility in crop production and can handle diverse crops from asparagus to zucchinis and many crops in between. Read more on scheduling plantings to maximize space from this Weekly Crop Update article.

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4/11/2014 12:00:00 AM
Each year we get questions about how to reduce the chance of errors with pollenizers when planting seedless watermelon fields. If pollinizer trays are mixed in with seedless plant trays or if pollinizers are left unplanted this will lead to yield losses or delayed fruiting if pollenizers need to be planted later. Read more on avoiding these mix-ups from this Weekly Crop Update article.

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4/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
Broccoli: Quality has been consistent; good green color with even bead and dome shape. The market place is seeing an increased supply of crown product and less of bunched (about 20%). The following two weeks are projected to be extremely light. Demand seems to be light for the time of year though pricing are starting to climb. Cauliflower: Overall supplies are expected to decrease toward the end of April. Currently, quality is very nice, medium to medium plus white curds, good green jacket leaves with weights 28-31 lbs.

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