UC study: Fruit, tree nut tariffs to cost U.S. $3.4B annually

· August 16, 2018

A new study from the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Issues Center finds that tariffs on 10 fruit and tree nut exports alone are estimated to cost the United States $3.4 billion annually. According to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, fruit and tree nuts account for more than half of […]

Oriental fruit fly is back; Florida takes aggressive action

· June 7, 2018

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has determined the Oriental fruit fly is back in the state. The Department has identified the presence of three Oriental fruit flies, Bactrocera dorsalis, in south Miami-Dade County. The initial fly was discovered during routine trapping, and additional flies were discovered during expanded trapping activities. The department, […]

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