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Bee Sweet Citrus varieties available for school season

Bee Sweet’s Chilean navels and cara cara oranges are now available for the new school year through the company’s summer import program.
Aug 28, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Citrus, #Oranges

Packer Interview - Joel Nelsen CCM Aug. 21

The Packer’s Tom Karst visits with Joel Nelsen, strategic advisor for California Citrus Mutual, about citrus issues in an Aug. 21 interview.

Aug 22, 2019 by Tom Karst #Video, #Produce (General), #Citrus, #USDA

USDA expands citrus disease quarantine areas in 3 states

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has expanded quarantined areas for citrus greening in California, Texas and Louisiana after the disease was detected in plant tissue samples in multiple locations in the states.

Rio Queen Citrus’ Ken Martin dies

Ken Martin, who left a short career as a funeral director and mortician in Missouri to manage what became one of the Rio Grande Valley’s major citrus operations, has died.

Rio Queen Citrus’ Ken Martin dies

Ken Martin, who left a short career as a funeral director and mortician in Missouri to manage what became one of the Rio Grande Valley’s major citrus operations, has died.

Eco Farms supports annual avocado festival

Avocado grower Eco Farms supported an avocado event in Los Angeles in early August.

A&A Organic Farms ships organic lemons

Watsonville, Calif.-based A&A Organic Farms is shipping organic lemons in partnership with growers in Hermosillo, Mexico.
Aug 13, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Organics, #Lemons, #Citrus

Duda imports citrus for the 17th season

Oviedo, Fla.-based Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc. has launched its import citrus program for the 17th consecutive season.
Aug 05, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Citrus

Research: early detection key to halting the spread of citrus greening

New research indicates that close monitoring of citrus trees can prevent the spread of citrus greening.
Aug 05, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Citrus

Taste of Summer promotes South African citrus

Summer Citrus from South Africa is bringing back the Taste of Summer sweepstakes, asking consumers to share their experience on social media.