crop reports

Fruits & Nuts Review

Dan Commodity Report, Fruits & Vegetables, Tree, nut & vine crops 0 Comments

California – July Crop Comments Mid-Season peaches, nectarines, apricots, and plums continued to be harvested, packed, and shipped to domestic and foreign marketplaces. The hot weather caused stone fruits to mature about two weeks earlier than last year. Fruit trees were irrigated and herbicide applications made to some orchard floors. Pomegranates were sizing well. The blueberry harvest slowed and was …

APHIS Proposes Import of Fresh Raspberry Fruit

Dan Fruits & Vegetables, Industry News Release 0 Comments

APHIS is proposing rule to allow the importation of fresh raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) fruit from Morocco into the continental United States. The proposed rule will be available for review and comment beginning August 26, 2016. Raspberries may carry a fungal pest (Monilinia fructigena) that is found in Morocco. The proposed rule allows fresh raspberry fruit from Morocco into the …

APHIS Proposes Import of Fresh Persimmon Fruit

Dan Fruits & Vegetables, Industry News Release 187 Comments

APHIS Proposes to Allow Persimmon from New Zealand to be Imported into the United States The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is proposing to amend its regulations concerning the importation of fruits and vegetables to allow fresh persimmons from New Zealand into the United States. APHIS scientists determined that persimmons produced under a …

fruits and nuts Fresh pluots (Prunus salicina - armeniaca)

Pacific Region Fruit & Nut Review

Dan Fruits & Vegetables, Industry News Release, Tree, nut & vine crops 9 Comments

California non-citrus fruits and nuts: In Madera County, apricots and pluots were harvested. Orchards continued to be mowed and/or sprayed for weeds. In Fresno County, growers reported continued mitigating practices for mildew in grapes and for mold and mildew controls on tree fruit orchards. Bunch closure stage occurred for grapes. Almond growers reported limb-breaking crops, with orchard cleaning and mildew …