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ProduceIQ: Power is out, heat is on

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Here’s the latest on the temperature extremes. A high-pressure ridge is bringing dangerous heat to parts of Florida and Texas. In both states, the heat wave is forecasted to continue through Memorial Day.

ProduceIQ: Weather extremes rock growers across the Americas, yet produce prices hold steady

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2024 is setting records for extreme weather events. In the past week, growers across the Americas have been affected by intense heat, hail, rain, drought, wind, and cold.

Impersonation fraud rising in the produce industry

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Impersonation fraud has already been in the produce industry, but now we’re getting more reports from members who share their victim experiences to get the word out so others won’t fall prey to the same fraudulent acts.

Has Have a Plant had its day?

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The Have a Plant brand turns five this year, and the produce industry needs to use it more to give produce consumption a boost.

ProduceIQ: Extreme weather hits Texas and West

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Over the last seven days, 6-20 inches of rain fell in Houston, TX, and surrounding areas. Most places experienced the bulk of that rainfall within a 24-hours, and water levels are higher in some towns than during the devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – April 26, 2024

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Pamela calls in from CPMA in Vancouver, and Greg has news from the Kroger/Albertsons merger. Hear what trends are top of mind for the Canadian produce industry.

RaboResearch shows continued inflation concern for North American agribusiness

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Rabobank’s RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness (F&A) team in North America announced today the publication of the North American Agribusiness Review

GRAPHIC: Mangos by the numbers

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This year, mango exporting nations have faces many weather challenges, limiting some volume, which could lead to price increases for U.S. buyers and consumers.

ProduceIQ: Produce markets prepare for Cinco de Mayo

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Overall produce prices stick to the status quo. Prices are down -2 percent over the previous week, which aligns with previous trends for week #16.

ProduceIQ: Wind challenges golfers and growers alike

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Blistering winds whipped through growing regions on the West Coast and Southeast as separate fronts brought rain and cooler weather to California, Arizona, and parts of the Southeast.