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Thanksgiving Meal Price Tag Rises Slightly

In its 34th study, the American Farm Bureau Federation found 2019’s price tag for a traditional Thanksgiving meal rose just one penny to $48.91 for 10 people. This amounts to less than $5 per person.

Move over, pumpkins: Oranges are in on Produce Market Guide

After seven weeks in the top spot, pumpkins were finally dethroned the week of Oct. 28 as oranges moved to No. 1.

Inspectors find pests in imported pumpkin shipment

Pumpkins can be carved into scary jack-o-lanterns this time of the year, but there’s something scarier when it comes to imported pumpkins: invasive species.

Top 10 Pumpkin-Producing States

In 2018, five states produced more than 1 billion pounds of pumpkins—about 40% of total U.S. production, USDA reports.

What's hot on Produce Market Guide? Pink pumpkins, cabbage and citrus

Pumpkins maintained their six-week reign on Produce Market Guide last week and got even more love from the platform's users as pink pumpkins entered the top 20 at No. 12.

Giant pumpkins battle for heaviest gourd

Growers of giant gourds will be on hand in Half Moon Bay, Calif., for what’s known as the Super Bowl of Weigh Offs as they compete for the heaviest pumpkin title.

Pomegranates enter top 20 on Produce Market Guide

As fall gets underway, pumpkins remain No. 1 on Produce Market Guide — no surprise there — while chili peppers regained the No. 2 spot the week of Sept. 23, and lettuce shot from No. 12 to No. 3.

Pumpkins, apples top Produce Market Guide

Pumpkins maintained their reign as No. 1 on Produce Market Guide the week of Sept. 16, while apples shot from No. 9 the previous week up to No. 2.

Pumpkin season heats up in California

Iconic fall crops such as pumpkins are doing well just before harvest, even though temperatures are still hovering in the 90s in several U.S. regions.

It's all about pumpkins on Produce Market Guide

Pumpkins held on to the top spot on Produce Market Guide the week of Sept. 9, while chili peppers gained two places from the week before to land at No. 2.