Week in Review: Mill Assessment Increase Concerns & Shifting Trends in California Citrus

Brian German Industry

The Western Agricultural Processors Association has voiced concerns about the proposed mill assessment increase, detailing the challenges a tiered system would create for farmers. Shifting consumer trends have helped dictate which varieties of citrus are most popular among growers. While the major disruptions created by the COVID-19 pandemic are starting to wane, producers are paying close attention to market trends and other evolving issues. An array of agricultural groups met in Phoenix, Arizona recently to go over the major challenges facing the U.S. cattle market and how to move forward. A new test involving CRISPR technology could help with the early diagnosis of Huanglongbing, according to a recent study. Subscribe to the weekly newsletter to receive the latest agricultural headlines directly in your inbox.