Ag worker protection advisory shared for Michigan operations

Even though Michigan’s agricultural industry is recognized as a critical and essential infrastructure industry under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order, agricultural employers need to cont... more »

BREAKING: Congressional members, produce groups urge relief for supply chain

United Fresh Produce Association and a number of industry partners have presented to the U.S. Department of Agriculture a comprehensive Produce Market Stabilization Program to immediately support crit... more »

Western Growers launches leafy green food safety website

Answering the nation’s call for enhanced food safety measures, Western Growers has developed a website to facilitate changes to the Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement-approved Leafy Green Food Safety ... more »

Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations ready

This year, the Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recomendations' publication was transitioned into a biannual publication and therefore will only be updated in its entirety every other year... more »

Some heat-tolerant vegetable varieties to consider

As you make your variety selections for 2020 you might want to consider trying a few heat tolerant varieties. Some vegetables, such as eggplant, okra and sweet potatoes, are inherently very heat toler... more »

FDA Q&A regarding food safety and the coronavirus disease

According to the Food and Drug Administration, the following resources are available to industry members and consumers on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and food safety. For additional informa... more »

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