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Spanish lemon production to decrease by 10% due to adverse weather

Spain's lemon production is forecast to decrease by 10% year-on-year in the 2022-23 season, according to the country's Lemon and Grapefruit Interbranch Organization (AILIMPO).
September 30 , 2022

Australia table grape production to rise by 17% despite challenges

Recent USDA reports project that total production for Australian table grapes is to rise to an estimated 210,000 metric tons (MT) for the 2022-23 season.
September 30 , 2022

Florida industry faces post-Ian era

Hurricane Ian growled into Florida’s Atlantic coast near Cape Canaveral, according to the National Hurricane Center. The coasts of Georgia and the Carolinas will soon face Ian, which may regroup to become a Category 1 hurricane. 
September 30 , 2022

California Governor condemned by WGA as he signs controversial farmworker election law

Under pressure from President Joe Biden, California Governor Gavin Newsom on Sept. 29 signed a bill that reduces the secrecy of farmworker union ballets in California. The bill is AB 2183.
September 30 , 2022

Peruvian avocado prices impacted by higher volumes from competitors

The Peruvian avocado season recently ended with average lower prices. A higher amount of fruit coming from other origins to the main destination markets caused the drop.
September 29 , 2022

Argenti Lemon to uproot 15% of its groves amid global oversupply

According to local media, Argenti Lemon has decided to extract 15% of its plants. La Nación noted that the Tucumán-based company made the difficult decision due to a lack of market and price drops.
September 29 , 2022

Processed avocados bring advantages to consumers

While fresh avocados are terrific and healthy, ¡Yo Quiero! has extended the product line with high quality processed products.
September 29 , 2022

Agronometrics in Charts: U.S. berry sellers are testing blackberry commercial production in Canada

U.S. berry sellers are looking to Canada as severe drought continues to wreak havoc on crops in California. tests are being conducted in order to determine whether commercial production of blackberries and raspberries is viable in the province.
September 28 , 2022

IFG pleads with China not to sell unauthorized grape varieties

IFG grape varieties are being illegally grown and sold in China. The company has warned about infringements and potential quality issues with the unauthorized fruit.
September 28 , 2022

Texas officials call for immediate national help on ag labor

Leaders of Texas’ produce industry encouraged the U.S. Senate to step up before November to reverse decades of inaction to improve the nation’s agricultural workforce.
September 28 , 2022