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What percent of the U.S. fruit supply is imported?

What percent of the U.S. fruit supply is imported?

End the trade madness now

Take a look at U.S. exports of fruit to China over the past five years or so. 

Avocado market finding its bottom

The f.o.b. market for avocados is finding a level.

What fruits and veggies can dogs eat and other Googled questions

In my regular web search for what’s trending in fruits and vegetable news, I saw a story this morning headlined “Which fruits and vegetables are safe for your dog?”

What’s wrong with the produce markets?

What’s wrong with the produce markets?

As wide as possible: industry on the definition of ag commodities

Several industry groups have provided input to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on the question of hours of service rules as they relate to definitions of agricultural commodities.

Honeycrisp still tops but Cosmic Crisp press grows

The Washington apple market so far reflects the premium pricing of the Honeycrisp apple, as ever. 

Fresh produce expenditures by income and generation

Here are a couple of charts showing fresh produce expenditures by generation and income.

Wanted H-2A reform: in Yoho’s words

Can Congress really take up immigration legislation so close to an election year? It seems doubtful, but if it is possible it may be that a targeted approach to H-2A reform would be the vehicle.