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UF pest management workshop

Having difficulties with Asian citrus psyllids? 
Dec 18, 2018 by Brooke Park #Produce Crops, #PRODUCE

Look to Asia, Africa for growth in produce sales

NEW YORK, N.Y. – As population and per-capita consumption growth slows in the U.S., fresh produce marketers may be wise to focus on faster-expanding markets in Asia and Africa.

BBC Technologies debuts packing line equipment for small fruit

BBC Technologies, a segment of Tomra Food, has expanded its CURO system to focus on packing fruits under 40 millimeters (about 1.5 inches).

How businesses interpret the PMA/United Fresh Ethical Charter

The grower industry is suffering from a critical labor shortage, but berry farms that supply Driscoll’s of the Americas have a competitive advantage because they pay their laborers more.

Thaddeus Barsotti to receive Organic Grower Summit award

Thaddeus Barsotti of home-delivery service Farm Fresh To You is the recipient of the Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year award.

Collard greens supplies down for the holidays

Effects of hurricanes has greatly reduced the availability of collard greens in the holiday season.

California grape shippers breaking volume records

California table grape growers are shipping record amounts as their season nears an end.

Romaine traceback in outbreak involves many farms, distributors

The Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into an E. coli outbreak has identified numerous potential sources of the pathogen, suggesting no single farm, processor or distributor is involved.

Autumn Glory apple relaunches into space

The relaunch of the Autumn Glory apple was the most literal kind of product launch you could have.
Dec 04, 2018 by Amy Sowder #Produce Crops

Idaho Potato Commission hires Alan Kahn as VP of foodservice

Alan Kahn is the new vice president of foodservice for the Idaho Potato Commission, Boise.