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Items Tagged with 'produce'


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Pandemic fuels spike, sustained growth in organic sales

Amid the panic-buying that characterized the earliest weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the people growing the food flying off shelves enjoyed an unexpected upturn in sales. The sudden switch to retail was relatively easy and profitable for some organic producers and suppliers.
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Ag sector adapting on the fly to school lunch changes

As students return to classrooms — or return to distance learning — the school lunch program is operating under unprecedented uncertainty, which is set to trickle down to commodities such as dairy and produce that rely on the lunch trays to carry a good portion of their demand. 
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Ag groups warn of Mexican retaliation over new tariffs

When the U.S. hit Mexico with tariffs on its steel and aluminum exports in 2018, the Mexicans retaliated with their own tariffs on U.S. cheese, pork, apples and potatoes. Now, some U.S. farm groups are warning the Trump administration Mexico will retaliate if the U.S. uses tariffs again – this time to counter Mexican shipments of fruits and vegetables.
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