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Brighter Bites has new partnership with Mr Greens Produce

Brighter Bites, a nonprofit organization that delivers fresh fruits, vegetables and nutrition education resources directly into families’ hands, announces its new supplier partnership with Mr Greens Produce Texas. The partnership is a strategic one that... more »

Next phase of Colorado COVID-19 vaccines includes ag workers

On Feb. 26, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, Brigadier General Scott Sherman and Scott Bookman, Incident Commander with the Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment provided a much anticipated announcement that the state will enter... more »

Executive changes bolster growth at Duncan Family Farms

Goodyear, Arizona-based Duncan Family Farms, a family-owned, multi-regional grower of over 9,000 acres of certified organic produce, announced Will Feliz has been appointed CEO, and co-founder Arnott Duncan has assumed the position of chairman. Feliz... more »

Fresh produce’s increasing complexity showcased at Salinas Valley event

The Eighth Annual Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit on March 18-19 recognizes the increasingly international scope of the produce industry, with a number of presenters from Latin America and a diversity of experience and expertise... more »

Vitalis Organic Seeds has new breed of tomatoes

Vitalis Organic Seeds announces its newly developed series of tomatoes in its Mixologist Collection, now available to growers in the United States. Mixologist offers the perfect mix of heirloom beauty and traits, old-world goodness with a... more »

US Supreme Court to weigh in as California defends farmworker protections

In a brief filed Feb. 5 in the U.S. Supreme Court, the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board defended the state’s 45-year-old access regulation, a  tool that empowers farmworkers to learn about their organizing rights. According... more »

California Small Farm Conference to be online Feb. 22-28

The 33rd  annual California Small Farm Conference will feature California Department of Food & Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross and agency staff during its series of educational webinars, videos and online forums Feb. 22-28. According to... more »

Measurements of berry sweetness done with Driscoll’s technology solution

Watsonville, California-based Driscoll's, a consumer brand in fresh berries,  announced Feb. 17 a partnership with the Israel-based, technology solutions company Consumer Physics to leverage its SCiO technology to innovate Driscoll's quality measurement process. The Near... more »


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