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BBC looks at pandemic’s effects on global supply chains

BBC World News is airing a global look at how the coronavirus caused unprecedented challenges to the supply, including the effects felt in the U.S.

California ag survey gauges areas of concern for residents

A survey of California’s Bay Area consumers show they agree that agriculture is important to the quality of life and economy in California.

Survey reveals consumer fears of second wave of COVID-19

A survey of more than 2,000 U.S. consumers found more that 85% reported paying more for groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 tests available for Florida farmworkers, families

As Florida’s fall harvest season begins, there are new efforts to provide COVID-19 testing for farmworkers.

Chestnut Hill Farms establishes long-term changes during pandemic

Chestnut Hill Farms, Coral Gables, Fla., has taken step during the COVID-19 pandemic to maintain employee safety while retaining efficiency.

Index Fresh finds 'Meeting in the Grove' helps communication

Index Fresh, Riverside, Calif., has found that meeting with customers in an avocado grove has a completely different vibe than in a conference room.

Potato sales at retail continue to surpass typical levels

Potatoes continue to see elevated sales at retail during the COVID-19 pandemic, even as some restrictions have been relaxed over the summer.

Bayer’s Future of Farming Dialogue goes virtual this year

Bayer’s Crop Science Division’s Future of Farming Dialogue has changed from an in-person event to a virtual series.

SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference goes online in 2021

The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference is foregoing its annual Savannah, Ga., venue for a virtual event in 2021.

Bridges Produce starts Mexican fall organic imports

Bridges Produce, Portland, Ore., has begun its fall season of Mexican organic produce.