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The California Dried Plum Board was excited to be invited to this year's Specialty Crop Tour 2014, hosted by the Califorina Specialty Crops Council, with tour stops at fields, orchards and processing facilities. Presentations and discussions covered production, pest management, irrigation, fumigation and pesticide application technology.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announced a 2014 California dried plum crop estimate of 95,000 short tons.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)
announced a 2013 California dried plum crop estimate of 105,000 short tons.
When it comes to improving bone health in postmenopausal women — and people of all ages, actually — a Florida State University researcher has found a simple, proactive solution to help prevent fractures and osteoporosis: eating dried plums.
Dried plums should be considered the initial approach to the management of mild to moderate constipation.