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Hurricane Dorian: Florida Tomato Council reschedules conference

An abridged version of Florida’s 44th Tomato Conference, canceled due to Hurricane Dorian’s approach in the Atlantic, has been rescheduled for Oct. 2-3 in a new location.

EFI certifies Rouge River Farms’ U.S. operations

Rouge River Farms, a sweet corn grower in Florida, Georgia, Virginia and Ontario, has all of its U.S. operations certified by the Equitable Food Initiative.

Farmers of the Year include Georgia, Florida produce growers

Georgia peach grower Robert Dickey III and Florida vegetable grower Charles Obern have been named 2019 Farmers of the Year by Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo.

Wish Farms ready to promote Southeastern blackberries

Berry grower Wish Farms, Plant City, Fla., sees a lively season for southeast blackberries.

The case for food as medicine grows stronger

ORLANDO, Fla. — There’s never been a better time to highlight the inherent health benefits of fresh produce in marketing strategies: Food is medicine, and the science keeps backing it up.

Tattooed leadership expert captures the crowd at GOPEX

Todd Dewett captured the crowd from the start.

Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference growers move forward

After a tough year for the southeastern produce industry, more than 3,400 of those growers and packers started the new year afresh at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Ga.