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2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Farms in Miami-Dade and Broward counties reported little damage to their crops after a cold chill consumed South Florida starting February 18th. Find out more on the damage from this WSVN.com report.

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2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
A scientist in the Netherlands is turning plant waste into a potential substitute for environmentally unsustainable proteins like meat, dairy and soy. Read more on the efforts from this Eco Watch article.

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2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
A team of Rutgers University scientists has developed a lettuce product to compete with the nutritional value of blueberries, quinoa, almonds and kale. Read more on the product development from this Vegetable Grower News article.

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2/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
The first two decades of NAFTA has had a huge impact on the fresh produce industry, with Americans now consuming twice the fruit and three times the vegetables from Mexico and Canada as they did before 1994. Read more on the results of the report from this Packer article.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
Growers' removal of wildlife feces from their fields has gained confirmation from a study that supplies new data about how much E. coli O157:H7 can be transferred to romaine from that source by foliar irrigation. Read more on the study from this Packer story.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
2014 was a step in the right direction for Idaho sugar-beet growers, with cash receipts increasing by 9 percent and rising sugar prices returning the first profit in three years. Read more on the rebound from this Idaho Statesman article.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
Media coverage of the Environmental Working Group's annual "Dirty Dozen" list of produce to avoid because of pesticide residues has become much more balanced over the last five years, according to a study from the Alliance for Food and Farming. Read more on these findings from this Packer story.

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2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Can phosphorus fertilizer management be improved to enhance early sugarbeet growth and/or increase yield at harvest time? Find out from this Prairie Star article.

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2/18/2015 12:00:00 AM
A big mismatch in weather patterns between where lettuce is grown and where most of it is consumed sent iceberg shipping prices tumbling to $5.50-7.25 for film-lined 24s. Read more on the falling prices from this Packer story.

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2/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Now that Sugar Beet Co-op has reached its fundraising goal, its founder says the community can look forward to a spring opening, with construction likely to take eight to 10 weeks. Read more on the Co-op from this Chicago Tribune article.

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