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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.

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.

ProduceIQ: Watermelon supply mysteriously evaporates overnight

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Spring is not all vibrant blooms and backyard grilling. The arrival of warmer weather brings a capriciousness to forecasts that impacts everything from crop yields to quality and availability.

NWPB releases research, strategies for merchandising watermelon

- General News
NWPB announced the release of its latest consumer research and Marketing Guide designed to arm retailers and producers with information to make fact-based strategic decisions and build awareness of the opportunities within the watermelon category.

ProduceIQ: A very lucky Weekly Market Highlights

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As the luck of the Irish would have it, we're kicking off this week's produce industry newsletter with updates that might make you feel like you've found a pot of gold.

National Watermelon Association awards Outstanding Service Award

- General News
Eagle Eye Produce and the NWA announce that John Gee, Vice President of Sales at Eagle Eye Produce, has been awarded the Outstanding Service Award during the organization's annual National Convention in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Mexico continues to grow watermelon production in 2023

- International
Mexican watermelon production registered 1.199 million tons at the end of November 2023, exceeding the annual totals for 2021 and 2022.

Pacific Trellis expands PureHeart watermelon sourcing

- General News
Pacific Trellis Fruit announced that they will be expanding the sourcing of their PureHeart® Mini Seedless Watermelon from Guatemala

Ark Foods embarks on new watermelon trials

- General News
Ark Foods has announced a trial of four specialty watermelon varieties that have been hand-selected for their convenient size and sweetness

Watermelon board sponsors D.C. Marine marathon

- General News
The National Watermelon Promotion Board continues its sponsorship of the Marine Corps Marathon in the nation's capital.