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Misionero’s Pete Donlon joins EFI

Pete Donlon, vice president of Misionero, has joined the board of directors of the Equitable Foods Initiative. Donlon will fill the position recently vacated by Vic Smith of JV Smith Companies. ... more »

Farmers of the Year winners contribute to communities

The 10 growers honored in the 2022 Swisher/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year program represented their respective states and took the opportunity provided by Syngenta to donate to organizations that mean a lot to... more »

Texas onion growers renew federal marketing order

Growers of south Texas onions have approved continuation of their federal marketing order. The vote reverses a past referendum that failed to achieve required majority for continuation. Through a 78.6% vote, growers favored continuing the federal... more »

John Verbrigghe, Michigan potato grower, dies

John Verbrigghe, 91, of Verbrigghe Potato Farms, died Dec. 15, in Escanaba, Michigan. Visitation is scheduled for Dec. 20 at Anderson Funeral Homes in Escanaba. Mass of Christian Burial is also scheduled for Dec. 20... more »

N.J. celebrates school produce snack program

New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture representatives presented Nicholas LaCorte-Peterstown School No. 3 in Elizabeth with the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program VIP Award recently. The award program highlights schools... more »

2023 Viva Fresh expo keynote speaker named

Organizers of the 2023 Viva Fresh Produce Expo have named their keynote speaker. Charlie Rocket, who lost weight and improved his life by eating more fruits and vegetables, will be the featured speaker. [caption id="attachment_30783"... more »

Georgia growers group supports ag labor bill

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) is commending a U.S. Senate ag labor bill. The Affordable and Secure Food Act of 2022 aims to provide reliable, legal farm labor, lower food prices for... more »

Midwest schools receive pollinator habitat grants

High school students in five Midwestern states will help imperiled insect pollinators and monarch butterflies. Sand County Foundation is awarding pollinator habitat grants to agriculture and science programs at 21 high schools in Illinois, Iowa,... more »

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