All posts tagged "citrus"

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    Will green kiwi fruits disappear because of climate change?

    A study in the New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science shows that Hayward, or green kiwifruit production...

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    Record numbers for ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA

    Asia’s leading continental fresh produce show attracts more than 13,000 trade visitors from 76 different countries. Hong...

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    VOG: BALANCE IS BEING RESTORED TO THE APPLE MARKET

    For the VOG Consortium, 2016/2017 was the last of three difficult post embargo apple seasons, with European...

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    How to use technology to improve water for agriculture

    Using science and technology to inform sustainable farming practices and reduce adverse environmental impacts will have better outcomes than taxes will, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says.Science and technology the answer to water quality Using science and technology to inform sustainable farming practices and reduce adverse environmental impacts will have...

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    Zespri finds the kiwi thief

    Zespri says it has found the grower distributing kiwifruit varieties to China. The New Zealand kiwifruit grower...

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    Bipartisan CITRUS Act to save threatened industry

    Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Okeechobee, announced Thursday that he has introduced the bipartisan CITRUS Act, a bill developed with grower input that will help expedite the delivery of the economic assistance needed in the short-term to save the U.S. domestic citrus industry. Joined by Rep. David Valadao, R-California, and Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas,...

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    Tomato prices exploding in parts of India

    Tomato prices breached the Rs 100 per kg-mark in Mumbai and Delhi on Tuesday due to severe shortage of supply. In Mumbai, prices of tomatoes have shot up to Rs 150 a kg in the retail market while in Ahmedabad and Delhi it is around Rs 100 per kg. The lack of...

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    Dole Farm in Chile Receives Rainforest Alliance Certification

    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.–(Business Wire)–Dole Food Company announced today that the Huelquen Farm has been successfully audited to the Sustainable Agriculture Network Standard and is now Rainforest Alliance Certified™. Huelquen Farm, located in Paine, Chile, grows 100 hectares of grapes under the Dole label as well as private labels. Huelquen Farm mixes traditional...

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    Berry Farmer wants the next Farm Bill to promote the future of agriculture

    Gary Wishnatzki, owner of Wish Farms® – Florida berry grower and a leader in the U.S. agricultural...

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    Can This Irrigation Startup Help Growers Thrive During Droughts To Come?

    In the world of irrigation technology, one eight-year old startup is rising to the top of the competitive pack. Denver-based SWIIM System – formally known as the Sustainable Water and Innovative Irrigation Management System – has software that creates a crop-water budget based on data collected over 60 times an hour and...

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