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Resolution of trade flow at US-Mexico border urged by IFPA

The International Fresh Produce Association is encouraged by recent announcements that some of the border crossings in Texas have been reopened, the organization said in an April 14 news release. "While this action is positive,... more »

Grower-shipper to host Viva Fresh podcast

A grower-shipper’s podcast will be hosted live at this year’s Viva Fresh Expo on April 23. The Fresh CrEd podcast, featuring Craig Slate and Ed Bertaud of Rio Rico, Arizona’s SunFed, will be onsite performing... more »

Viva Fresh in Texas welcomes return of education sessions

With under two weeks until the 2022 Viva Fresh Expo opens the doors, the industry is preparing to gather to show its newest products and share ideas. And with that, the Texas International Produce Association... more »

Brighter Bites donates over 500,000 lbs of produce to Austin families

Brighter Bites, a national non-profit delivering fresh fruits and vegetables directly into families’ hands, has reached more than 3,500 families and 500 teachers in Austin with approximately 524,000 pounds of fresh produce this school year.... more »

Fire damages Rio Fresh onion warehouse facility

A structure fire caused significant damage to a large portion of key fresh onion packing facilities in south Texas. On March 31, fire struck Rio Fresh Inc.’s San Juan, Texas, warehouse and packing operations. According... more »

Gotham Greens to double capacity, expand to Texas, Georgia

Indoor farming specialist Gotham Greens said March 29 it plans to double the size of its greenhouse capacity this year to more than 1.2 million square feet, including its first two greenhouses in the South.... more »

Vegetable Growers Conference in Taylor, Texas, set for April 6

A Vegetable Growers Conference is set for April 6 at the SPJST Lodge, 5025 Farm-to-Market Road 619, Taylor, Texas. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and is hosted by... more »

‘The Last Harvest,’ award-winning film, to be part of watch party

Driscoll’s award-winning documentary, “The Last Harvest,” is heading to the big screen at the SXSW film festival, giving viewers a rare glimpse into the critical labor shortage problem in the agricultural industry – and the challenges... more »

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