Summer Fruit Rebounds: USDA forecasts gains for al major crops
- USDA: Citrus Crops Recovering. // SN: Supermarket News;12/10/2007, Vol. 55 Issue 50, p31
This article reports on a forecast for production of citrus fruits in the U.S. during the 2007-2008 season. The Department of Agriculture projected an increase in the volume of citrus fruits that will be produced. The agency believed the industry, especially the orange market, will recover after...
- USDA rates Texas grapefruit good this year. Hawkes, Logan // Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;1/8/2013, p1
The article reports on the increase in grapefruit harvest in Texas, based on the data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Grapefruit production in Texas increased by 10% despite a forecast by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of the USDA that citrus...
- Florida citrus production slightly lower than last year. Haire, Brad // Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/11/2013, p5
The article discusses a report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Statistics Board on April 4, 2013 which projects the 2012-2013 Florida all orange production to be 138 million boxes, 6% less compared to the previous season's production. The forecast includes...
- Texas citrus forecast down, smaller fruit for 2011-2012. Hawkes, Logan // Southwest Farm Press;11/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 22, p9
The article reports that both orange and grapefruit crops will experience a 12 percent decline by the time harvest is complete in Texas, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- California reopens to Texas citrus - despite scab scare. Ana, Rod Santa // Western Farm Press;1/22/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p15
The article cites that the Texas citrus fruit industry can ship citrus to California after the confirmation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that the fruits are safe for shipping to citrus-producing states.
- Rules and Regulations: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;4/24/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 79, p24033
The article focuses on modification of assessment rates for fresh pears of Oregon and Washington for the period of 2012-2013. The rate is increased from 0.366 to 0.449 dollars per standard box or winter pears. The rate is established for the Fresh Pear Committee (Committee). The rule is issued...
- TOTAL NEARS 45 MIL. LBS.: 'Bountiful' pear crop prompts buys. Salkin, Stephanie // FoodService Director;8/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p52
Relates the food products that the U.S. Department of Agriculture plan to purchase in 2003. Number of canned Bartlett pears that it will be purchase for donation to child nutrition and other domestic programs; Plans of purchasing chicken fajita strips for school lunch and other programs;...
- USDA will buy up to 6.1 million pounds of Anjou pears. // Wenatchee Business Journal;Dec2003, Vol. 17 Issue 12, pA15
Reports on the purchase of Northwest Anjou pears by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Facilitation of child nutrition program; Implementation of domestic food assistance schemes; Budget for the initiative.
- Rules and Regulations: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;12/19/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 244, p75007
The article offers information on the amendments of the fruits and vegetables regulations by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to allow the importation of sand pears or Pyrus pyrifolia from China. It indicates the requirement over the entry of sand pears such as the declaration of places of...