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CEA Food Safety Coalition launches first-ever certification for indoor-grown produce

April 29 , 2021

California avocado season outlook remains bright amid rising prices

Even with the California Avocado Commission (CAC)’s revised forecast, promotable volumes are still expected and prices are moving upwards.
March 08 , 2021

Chile: Table grape harvests still heavily impacted by rains

Fedefruta says the damage to Chilean table grapes caused by heavy rains has been exacerbated by rot and fungus, with around three-quarters of white grapes lost from in the central and southern regions.
February 19 , 2021

Mexico reaches deal to supply water to U.S. following farmers' protests

Under the deal, the U.S. will help supply water when needed in emergencies to the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, just across the border from Texas, Roberto Velasco.
October 26 , 2020

Agronometrics in Charts: Orange prices climb to highest point since 2000

Prices reached a new peak in week 40, with Chilean oranges on the East Coast fetching an even higher price than California oranges on the West Coast.
October 13 , 2020

Agronometrics makes market data more accessible with service relaunch

Agronometrics is continuing with its goal of making U.S. fresh produce market data more accessible with a major relaunch of its service that includes innovative tools like market updates, price alerts, and easy navigation through USDA commercial data.
August 17 , 2020

Australia develops non-invasive mango ripeness-testing device

The project sees high-resolution satellite imagery combined with data from hand-held fruit-scanning devices to better map variations in mango tree health, crop yield and fruit maturity.
March 18 , 2020

Chilean fruit exports to Asia running higher despite overall decline this season

Shipments to the region from Sept. 1 to March 4 were registered up by 10% at 367,000 metric tons (MT), while total exports are down by 5% at 1.1m MT.
March 05 , 2020

U.S.: Safeway workers to strike while negotiations are stalled

On Thursday Safeway's union will decide if it will reject the management's pension policies after being in a stand still since October, workers may strike.
March 03 , 2020

Australia: High-tech map shows fruit, macadamia farms hit by bushfires

Amid devastating bushfire activity across Australia, scientists have released a map that shows avocado, mango, olive, banana, macadamia and citrus orchards that have been impacted.
January 21 , 2020