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Imports from Mexico push asparagus prices down

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Current prices are worrying some California asparagus farmers.

Farmers in San Joaquin County say their asparagus beds are producing a high-quality crop. However, continuing competition from Mexican imports are causing prices to go down.

Farmers say their asparagus is generally sold at a slightly higher price, but they say it's hard to compete with cheap imports from Mexico.

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