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Texas Produce Hall of Fame to induct growers

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) plans to induct five individuals into the Texas Produce Hall of Fame. Scheduled for January 29 at the Mission Events Center in Mission, Texas, the event recognizes outstanding leaders... more »

Florida to consider ag tax exemptions

Florida's Commissioner of Agriculture and state lawmakers are proposing to eliminate multiple taxation of agricultural production by annual local property taxes. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Wilton Simpson, Senator Jay Collins, and Representative Danny Alvarez announced... more »

G&R Farms debuts updated website

G&R Farms, a third-generation family farm and grower of sweet onions, has updated its website, highlighting new improvements aligned with its 2023-2024 rebrand. The new design focuses on G&R Farms' family story and transparency and... more »

Georgia seeks answers on H-2A wages

Growers in Georgia who employ workers through the H-2A temporary visa program are paying 21% more than 14 months ago, and the state’s attorney general is joining growers in protesting what they say is a... more »

Patrick Mills joins Idaho Potato Commission in retail

With more than 25 years of produce industry experience under his belt, Patrick Mills has joined the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) as retail promotion director for the West/Canada following the retirement of Kent Beesley. “I’ve... more »

California to growers: What is ‘regenerative?’

With companies increasingly using the term “regenerative” to sell their products, there’s also growing pressure to nail down what this latest farming buzzword means. The unregulated term has crept into legislation, language authorizing government funding... more »

Registration open to Florida organic event

Florida Organic Growers (FOG) is offering discounted early registration to the 2024 Organic Food and Farming Summit. The event is April 18-19 at the Embassy Suites by Tampa Airport Westshore in Tampa, Florida. The summit... more »

CBP pushed to boost Georgia produce demand

Georgia U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff has pushed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to help Georgia farmers sell more produce, including pecans. In October, Sen. Ossoff launched an inquiry with CBP urging them to begin... more »

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