Thursday, January 20, 2022
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Pandemic Causing Soaring Costs for Citrus Growers

Press Release Provided by California Citrus Mutual The COVID pandemic continues to have rippling effects worldwide. For the California citrus industry, COVID...

California Fresh Produce Industry Decries Assembly Action on SB 559

Press Release Provided by Western Growers In response to California State Senator Melissa Hurtado being forced to pull SB 559 after the...
orange growing on tree

Detection of Citrus Disease, Huanglongbing, in San Diego County Establishes New Quarantine Area

Detection Marks First Time Plant Disease Has Been Found in San Diego County Press Release Provided by the California Department of Food...
Insects on orange citrus trees orchard heavily infected with huanglongbing yellow dragon citrus greening plague deadly disease By Edgloris Marys

USDA Invests $13.6 Million in Citrus Greening Research

Press Release Provided by the USDA On January 19th the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)...
Pest mealybug closeup on the citrus tree.

CDFA Announces One Vacancy on the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Committee

Press Release Provided by the California Department of Food and Agriculture The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing one vacancy...
man picking mandarin oranges

Mandarin Growers Harvest ‘Robust’ Crop

Reprinted with Permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation  Rich Colwell isn’t dreaming of an orange Christmas. He’s having one right now. Colwell,...
Citrus fruits orange lemon grapefruit mandarin lime

California Citrus Mutual Commends Actions Regarding Seasonal and Perishable Products

Press Release Provided by California Citrus Mutual California Citrus Mutual commends the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), U.S. Department of...
Oranges afflicted with Citrus Greening Disease

UC Riverside Discovers First Effective Treatment for Citrus-destroying Disease

By Jules Bernstein Reprinted with Permission from UC Riverside UC Riverside scientists have found the first substance capable of controlling Citrus Greening Disease,...
Johnston Farms’ navel oranges.

Citrus Experiencing Mixed Results in Demand During COVID-19 Crisis

By Valley Ag Voice Staff Our worlds were turned upside down in March when we were faced with the overarching reality of...
Sunkist packing house, about 1900

The Second California Gold Rush: Oranges in Kern County

By Mike McCoyExecutive Director, Kern County Museum Digging through the Kern County Museum’s Library, one of my favorite old books is A...

Wonderful© Seedless Lemons – A Naturally Seedless Variety of Lemon – Launches Nationwide

Press Release Provided By The Wonderful Company  Wonderful© Seedless Lemons, a naturally seedless, Non-GMO Project Verified variety of lemon, is now rolling...

The Wonderful Company Doubles Down on Produce Innovation

The Wonderful Company—known for its iconic brands Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Halos, and POM Wonderful—continues to position itself as a leader in produce with a strong company-wide focus on innovation and a comprehensive approach to disrupting the market, in turn creating value for its partners. That trend continues this fall, as the company premieres a family-friendly Wonderful Halos animated YouTube series, a produce industry first. The Wonderful Company also welcomes a new brand to the Wonderful family with Wonderful Seedless Lemons launching in November, while enjoying the success of their new Wonderful Pistachios No Shells flavors.

Wonderful Halos® Mandarins Rank as America’s No. 1 Healthy Snack Brand

Press Release Provided by the Wonderful Company Wonderful Halos, America’s No. 1 mandarin, was recently named the most-loved healthy snack brand among...

The Wonderful Company Announces the Next Game-Changing Brand in Produce with the Launch of...

Press Release: Provided by  The Wonderful Company Los Angeles, CA | Jun 10, 2019 —The Wonderful Company, known for its dedication to harvesting...

California Citrus Mutual Statement on Chlorpyrifos Ban

Press Release: Provided by California Citrus Mutual On May 8th, the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) and the California Department of Pesticide...