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D’Arrigo Bros. celebrates 100 years

D'Arrigo Bros. Co. of California is culminating a year-long reflection of legacy commemorating its 100th anniversary as a family of farming and wholesale companies. D'Arrigo, home to the Andy Boy label, traces its roots to... more »

Ed Boutonnet, Boutonnet Farms and Ocean Mist CEO, dies

Ed Boutonnet, the former president and chief executive officer of Ocean Mist Farms, has died. The company,  which grows and ships conventional and organic artichokes and other vegetables from Castroville, California, characterized Boutonnet as a... more »

Broccoli, pepper earn All-American Selection status

North America’s most well-known and respected non-profit plant trialing organization, All-America Selections (AAS), has three new vegetable winners that will be available for 2024. All AAS Winners are trialed throughout North America by professional, independent,... more »

Fusarium wilt of lettuce field day scheduled for Yuma

The University of Arizona Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture (YCEDA) is scheduling the 2023 Yuma Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce Field Day. The event, scheduled for Nov. 30, will be at the Yuma, Arizona,... more »

Western Growers appoints Stuart Woolf as chair

Stuart Woolf, president and CEO of Woolf Farming & Processing, is the new chair of the Western Growers board of directors. Woolf was first elected to the Western Growers board in 2015; his new role... more »

FPAA inaugural expo hailed as success

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas’ (FPAA) inaugural expo has been deemed a success. A recent enhancement to their FPAA’s popular yearly convention, the Nov. 2-4 Southwest International Produce Expo, or SWIPE, attracted more... more »

Agrology, Braga Fresh recognized for innovation by IFPA

Agrology and Braga Fresh are joint recipients of the annual Science & Technology Circle of Excellence Award presented by the International Fresh Produce Association. The award was presented by IFPA’s Chief Science Office Max Teplitski to Eric... more »

2023 AgSharks pitch competition finalists named

Three AgTech startups will vie for exclusive access to produce leaders and win funding during the sixth annual AgSharks Competition. Western Growers and S2G Ventures have announced the three finalists that will compete in the... more »

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