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Allen Lund Co. acquires Des Moines Truck Brokers

The Allen Lund Co., La Canada Flintridge, Calif., has acquired Des Moines Truck Brokers Inc.

New Get Fresh Produce website reflects ‘Fresh Thinking’

Foodservice distributor Get Fresh Produce, Bartlett, Ill., has launched a new website, www.GetFreshProduce.com.

Crosset Co. to supply Midwestern stores with BrightFarms salads

Hydroponic greenhouse grower BrightFarms has partnered with Crosset Co., Independence, Ky., to distribute its products to more than 100 independent retailers in the Midwest.

EEE Cases Continue To Climb In Michigan

The threat from Eastern Equine Encephalitis is continuing to grow, especially in Michigan where state health officials now say 12 counties have confirmed having human or animal cases of EEE.

Michigan Farmer with EEE Fights for His Life In Hospital

One Michigan fruit farmer is fighting for his life after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben visits the farm in Eau Claire, Michigan.

Rare, Fatal Mosquito Borne Virus Cases Grow In Farming Community

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reporting four new cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in Southwest Michigan, including two that were fatal.

Wisconsin celery grower starts Midwest harvest

Trembling Prairie Farms Inc., Markesan, Wis., is harvesting celery through the first week of October.

Liberty Fruit golf tournament registration opens

Registration is open for Liberty Fruit Co.’s annual golf tournament, which has raised more than $4 million over the years for charities.

Mike Krage joins Idaho Potato Commission

Mike Krage is the Idaho Potato Commission’s newest retail promotions director, covering the Northeast and Midwest.