Tom Karst | The Packer The Santa Paula, Calif.-based Limoneira Co. has reported a big increase in operating income for the quarter ending July 31, which is tied to record avocado revenues and higher fresh lemon sales. “Operating income increased over 200% and our top line by 20%, driven by record avocado revenues and increased fresh lemon sales […]
Tom Kisken | Ventura County Star A long-anticipated new Santa Paula Hospital would be built alongside Highway 126 on the city’s edge in a plan involving the landowner, county officials and a developer. Limoneira, the large Santa Paula citrus grower and real estate developer, issued a letter of intent disclosing its tentative agreement for selling 25 acres to another developer who would build […]
Article from: Produce Blue Book Economic forecasting is a treacherous art, and one that would seem to be doomed to failure. It can only predict on the basis of current trends, but of course current trends don’t continue. There are constant surprises and dislocations—as anyone knows who has lived through 2020. Nevertheless, the exercise […]
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As the old song goes, “there’s no place like home for the holidays.” This year, those heartfelt lyrics have added significance. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, many families have decided to celebrate individually, instead of in large groups. Some folks might even find themselves celebrating alone. If that’s the case for you or your family, have […]
For Mark Palamountain, life as a Wall Street day trader was just a little too close to how it’s portrayed in the movies. When he decided to look for a new career path, he co-founded a solar energy company that would introduce him to the world of agriculture and lead him to take on the […]