TITLE

Labor, marketing issues muddying raisins' future

AUTHOR(S)
Northcutt, Greg
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/14/2013, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers an update on raisin grape crops in Fresno County, California as of May 2013. Raisin grape grower Dwayne Cardoza states that labor availability, the outlook for the raisin market and water supplies are the major concerns for this season. Cardoza asserts that there should be enough raisins to meet demand for the current marketing year. However, growers did not replant raisin crops after last year's harvest which means that raisin volumes for the marketplace will be reduced.
ACCESSION #
88033822

 

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