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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.

Retail Price Report — Red Onions

Red onions averaged $1.18 per pound around the U.S. the week ending Aug. 9, according to the USDA's National Retail Report for Specialty Crops, which looks at on-ad prices. That's down from last year's average of $1.36.

Quebec market reaches in and out

NAPIERVILLE, Quebec — Most commercial growers in Quebec do some kind of mix when it comes to selling their produce to domestic customers and exporting to the U.S. and beyond.

Broccoli, lettuce, onions contribute to Q2 vegetable sales growth

Second-quarter vegetable sales totaled $7.68 billion, up 5.3% from the same period in 2018.

Gills Onions continues sustainability with solar project

Gills Onions, Oxnard, Calif., is celebrating a decade of sustainability initiatives by adding a solar energy project at its processing facility.

In New York, 'local' is layered

New York growers like Paulette Satur — a leafy greens grower from Satur Farms in North Fork, Long Island, N.Y. — are beefing up the local angle to their products.
Jul 17, 2019 by Amy Sowder #New York Produce, #Onions

Growing America’s Farmers partners with Jewel-Osco

Vidalia onion grower-shipper G&R Farms, through its Growing America’s Farmers program, is supporting agriculture education with a promotion at Chicago Jewel-Osco stores.

The Mart Group, ProSource combine into single potato, onion supplier

The Mart Group LLC, which consists of four Idaho potato grower-shippers, has entered into a joint venture with onion grower ProSource Inc.

Western Costcos to promote Equitable Food Initiative produce

The Equitable Food Initiative is partnering with Costco Wholesale in California, Oregon and Washington to boost consumer awareness and sales of EFI-certified fruits and vegetables.