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Certis USA donates for HLB research

Biopesticides company Certis USA has donated another $20,000 to the Citrus Research and Development Foundation Inc., to help in its research on huanglongbing.

Citrus, grapes, berries lead fruit COVID-19 losses in California

California farms, ranches and agricultural business will lose between $5.9 billion and $8.6 billion in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study commissioned by ag groups.

Conversations at United — Julie DeWolf & Christina Ward with Sunkist

Sunkist's Julie DeWolf and Christina Ward spoke with The Packer's Ashley Nickle about what the company did to make the most of the industry's first virtual trade show.

Conversations at United — Mayda Sotomayor with Seald Sweet

Seald Sweet made a point at its United Fresh Live! booth to emphasize the international aspect of its business, introducing visitors to its growers around the world as part of its video education offerings.

Three citrus groups join forces with Florida Classic Growers

Florida Classic Growers, Dundee, Fla., has a new partnership with three citrus groups that will expand its product offerings and increase distribution of citrus marketed under the company’s label.

Sunkist’s virtual United Fresh booth features virtual citrus grove

At United Fresh LIVE!, Sunkist Growers is sharing a sneak peek of the interactive “Sunkist Island,” a simulated orange grove experience that will be promoted in select export markets.

Chilean citrus starts, backed by online campaigns

The Chilean Citrus has moved the bulk of its consumer and trade marketing campaigns online this summer, during the COVID-19 pandemic

Texas Mexfly finds establish residential citrus quarantines

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Texas Department of Agriculture has established a Mexican fruit fly quarantine in a resident area in Zapata, Texas.

Women in Produce — Julie DeWolf

If you think accountants are boring, you haven’t met Julie DeWolf, director of marketing operations for Sunkist Growers Inc. in Valencia, Calif.

A&A Organic shipping full line of spring vegetables

A&A Organic Farms, Watsonville, Calif., is busy with a full line of spring crops.