Oct. 27 AM Live Ag Report

FRESNO, Calif.

California apple farmers report their harvest is wrapping up, after a season that featured large and high-quality fruit.

As many as one-third of California apples are sold in export markets, but this year more of the crop has stayed here at home.

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Picky eaters may not mind eating a new type of broccoli that tastes good and could help your heart.

The broccoli tastes slightly sweeter because it contains less sulfur.

Food researchers in Britain say it can also reduce cholesterol in your bloodstream.

Scientists spent the last 14-years creating the new hybrid that is a cross between British broccoli and a wild Sicilian variety that has a flowery head.

it's been on sale in select stores in California and Texas for the last year under the name "Beneforte".

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