The FDA is warning people in flood zones to stay away from produce touched by flood waters as damage estimates in Florida take shape.
Irma smashed through some top areas of fruit and vegetable production, destroying half of the citrus crop in some areas and housing for seasonal workers.
Texas farmers are still tallying damage from hurricane Harvey as Irma bears down on Florida and the Caribbean.
Immigration lawyers are getting calls from farmers looking for foreign "guest workers." Farmers worry they'll lose existing workers to an immigration crackdown.
In the great household debate about refrigerating tomatoes, there's new scientific evidence on the no-fridge side, but some taste testers are not convinced.
More than half of supermarket tomatoes now are grown in greenhouses or "shade-houses," and flavor is improving.
More agricultural trade and cooperation with Cuba could bring a glut of organic produce from the island nation.
In a major win for organized labor groups, Wal-Mart has agreed to pay 1 cent more per pound of tomatoes.
The market is flooded with strawberries, causing prices so low farmers find it less expensive to destroy their crops than to harvest, sell, and ship them.