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Situation and Outlook Report: Vegetables and Specialties

Vegetables and Specialties: Summary – summer 1991 crop yields for major fresh-market vegetables expected to be 5 percent higher relative to 1990, 6 percent higher for tomatoes, and 6 percent higher for lettuce; acreage for potatoes increases by 2 percent, dry edible bean production fell by 4 percent, mushroom sales up 5 percent

Summary – summer 1991 crop yields for major fresh-market vegetables expected to be 5 percent higher relative to 1990, 6 percent higher for tomatoes, and 6 percent higher for lettuce; acreage for potatoes increases by 2 percent, dry edible bean production fell by 4 percent, mushroom sales up 5 percent – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, […]

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Situation and Outlook Report: Vegetables and Specialties

Vegetables and Specialties: The produce industry’s challenge to double demand for fresh vegetables

The produce industry’s challenge to double demand for fresh vegetables – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service report John M. Love Abstract: The U.S. produce industry set a goal to double U.S. per capitaldemand for fruits and vegetables by the year 2000. Increases in per capita demand for fresh vegetables–22 percent in the 1980’s, […]