South Central

Wildfires threaten Texas panhandle growers

Texas’ growers in the state’s Panhandle and northwest region face imminent catastrophic losses as five wildfires threaten the region. More than 850,000 acres have burned, and several fires are still not fully contained, according to... more »

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 »

Registration open for Kentucky conference

Registration for the Kentucky Fruit & Vegetable Conference is open. The event is Jan. 3-4, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with pre-conference events the day before. The full conference program and registration information are available on... more »

Viva Fresh looking for clean eating challenge participants

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) is inviting industry members to apply for this year’s Viva Fresh Clean Eating Challenge. In its fifth year, the health initiative is scheduled to kick-off in mid-October and planned... more »

UF study: aphids deter pollinators such as monarch butterflies from tropical milkweed 

Though aphids are the bane of many home gardeners’ existence, a new study University of Florida (UF) study shows the tiny pests also pose problems for the iconic monarch butterfly. Insect pollinators are essential for... more »

IT firm honored for volunteer efforts

A global IT and engineering service firm that developed a charitable seed to table initiative has been recognized for its service. Houston, Texas-based Techwave received the "President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA)" in recognition of its... more »

Viva Fresh donates 20,000 pounds of produce to Dallas food bank

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) has again partnered with a Dallas area food bank to help close the hunger gap. At the conclusion of the Viva Fresh Expo in early April, TIPA members contributed... more »

Beloved TIPA employee to be honored by Viva Fresh Open

The golf tournament at the 2023 Viva Fresh Produce Expo, scheduled for March 30-April 1 in the Dallas metropolitan region, plans to honor a longtime deceased Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) staffer. At the 2023... more »

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Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

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