Last Friday (May 18), the farm bill failed to pass the U.S. House, falling 213 to 198, undone by a group of Republican congressmen demanding a vote on a bill to restrict legal immigration.
There is a famous old marketing adage that says “the customer is always right.” While some might argue the claim, there is little doubt when growers respond to a hot trend and plant what consumers are asking for, there is a chance for rewards. Read moreRead More »
Twenty years ago, the life of a Florida citrus grower was pretty sweet – at least compared to modern times. Back in the 1997-1998 season, Florida grapefruit producers harvested and packed a record 49.5 million boxes. Read moreRead More »