Calif. tomatoes exceed goal, other states lag
- Weather cuts into non-citrus crop yields. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;10/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p102
Reports on the impact of weather problems on fruit harvests in the United States in 1998. Anticipated drop in non-citrus fruit harvests in California; Projected national apple production; Decrease in peach crop forecasts; Increase in fresh fruit and vegetable wholesale price index; Sweet cherry...
- Ag-tourism: It's been here all along -- but now it's organized. McDaniels, Nevonne // Wenatchee Business Journal;Aug2002, Vol. 16 Issue 8, pA6
Focuses on the business performance of the fruit stand of businesswoman Helan Hauff. Availability of jams and jellies; Purchase of different fruit varieties; Benefits of farmer on the agricultural products. INSETS: How to succeed at ag-tourism;About the Association.
- Cider bureaucracy. Lambkin, John // Farmers Weekly;12/5/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 23, p70
Presents information on cider apple production and sheep farming facilitated by Tim Green at his farm in Great Britain as of December 2003. Reduction in apple price for 2003; Cash-flow problems in his sheep group; Farm management issues.
- Wilma prompts special survey of Florida fruit. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;1/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p26
The article presents forecasts for fall fruits and fresh produce in Florida, after Hurricane Wilma crossed the state in October 2005. Production forecasts for apples, grapes and cranberries are provided. Forecasts for grapefruit, lemons and potatoes are discussed.
- What's hot and what's not. // Finance Week;4/29/2002, p45
Assesses the prizes of agricultural products in South Africa. Expectation of agricultural leaders in price reductions; Contribution of the fruit industry in the agricultural export growth; Potential of Cape Natural Tea products.
- GRAPEFRUIT FORECAST FLAT: Peach crop down 5%, spring bloom good. Thienpont, Chuck // FoodService Director;07/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p62
Presents forecasts on fruit production in the United States as of July 15, 2001. Statistics on peach crop; Factors that contributed to the decline in plum crop; Updates on citrus production.
- In the ol' orchard. Travaill�, Margueriette // Journal of Business (10756124);Oct/Nov2005 Supplement, Vol. 20, p56
Features Green Bluff, a farm and orchard area in the northeast of Spokane, Washington. Types of fruits planted in Hansen's Orchard; Popularity of the area among school children; Activities offered at Harvest House.
- PACA Trust Destroyed by Written Agreement Extending Payment Terms. Nathan, Bruce // Business Credit;Apr2008, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p46
The article offers information on the U.S. Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA), a statute which formulated special protections for sellers of fresh fruits and vegetables. It states that to become a beneficiary of PACA, a seller cannot give an extension of more than 30 days after the...
- Fresh produce. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;7/3/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 4534, p56
The article reports on the quality of fresh produce in Great Britain in 2008. Red cherries are showing some skin marks and the quality should improve provided there will be no heavy rain or thunderstorms. Meanwhile, English raspberries are plentiful, however, they are softer than Dutch and do...