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COVID-19 hits Florida growers hard

- General News
Florida points to spring as the prime season for many crops, and they’re being met with low demand. Not only that, but many crops there are grown primarily for foodservice.

Frustrated Florida growers to explain harm from Mexican trade in April meeting

- General News

MAITLAND, FL (March 6, 2020) — Florida growers of fresh fruits and vegetables are primed to …

Senate easily passes USMCA

- General News
The United States Senate passed the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement today by a vote of 89-10. The free trade agreement now goes to President Trump to sign. It was a major priority from his presidential campaign and administration.

Florida citrus industry projects cautious optimism

- Produce Blueprints

Florida citrus presents an extremely different picture from California. In many ways, it is the mirror …

Florida feels free trade is not always fair

- Produce Blueprints

Securing fair, equitable trade terms that benefit all remains a high-stakes endeavor for Florida producers. The …

The give and take of Florida weather

- Produce Blueprints

Volatile weather, including hurricane hits and glancing blows over the last few years, have certainly taken …

Berries abound in Florida

- Produce Blueprints

Florida is the second largest producer of U.S. strawberries, behind California, and is responsible for the …

Florida finds niche in tropicals

- Produce Blueprints

Florida’s climate allows it to produce tropical fruits and vegetables that few places in the United …

Favoring ‘Fresh from Florida’

- Produce Blueprints

The Fresh From Florida brand is sought after in both the United States and internationally. “One …

Florida revels in ag leadership position

- Produce Blueprints

When it comes to fresh, Florida-grown produce doesn’t just make a splash—its bounty is felt both …