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The Trump administration plans to take steps to protect U.S. growers of seasonal produce against what it calls threats of increased imports.
Sep 02, 2020 by Chris Koger
U.S. growers, trade groups, Florida officials and members of Congress testified virtually in front of federal agencies that imports, mostly targeting Mexico, are increasingly making harder for U.S. farms to survive.
Aug 14, 2020 by Chris Koger
The new coronavirus COVID-19 hasn’t changed one reality: Publix has an iron grip on Florida grocery sales.
May 18, 2020 by Tom Karst
The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association is helping growers find consumers to buy their produce during the COVID-19 crisis.
Apr 09, 2020 by Chris Koger
TAMPA, Fla. — I hope the 2,700 people who flooded the Tampa Convention Center for the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure expo absorbed some vitamin D.
Mar 11, 2020 by Amy Sowder
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited the Florida Strawberry Festival and hosted a roundtable with industry members, where concerns over fair trade were voiced.
Mar 09, 2020 by Chris Koger
The Office of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has scheduled hearings for growers to talk about concerns of unfair competition with Mexican products.
Mar 06, 2020 by Chris Koger
TAMPA, Fla. — Making connections, deepening relationships and learning the latest were all activities on parade at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure 2020 trade show.
Mar 04, 2020 by Amy Sowder
A referendum on proposed amendments to the federal marketing order for Florida tomatoes is set from May 11 through June 1.
Feb 24, 2020 by Tom Karst