TITLE

Fresh vegetable harvested acreage up 2% in winter

AUTHOR(S)
Thienpont, Chuck
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
FoodService Director;2/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an update on Florida's citrus and fresh vegetable forecast and utilization as of February 2006. The prospective area for harvest of 11 selected fresh market vegetables during the winter quarter is forecast at 183,900 acres. In addition, Florida's citrus industry took significant hits as a result of Hurricane Wilma, which struck Florida on October 24, 2005, yet utilization appears to be ahead of that of 2004 for most categories.
ACCESSION #
19875083

 

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