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Robinson Fresh president to keynote Global Cold Chain Expo

Jim Lemke, president of Robinson Fresh, will be the keynote speaker at the Monday Opening General Session kicking off the inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo in Chicago, June 20-22. More than 200 cold chain industry... more »

USDA finalizes rules for local food enterprise loans

On Friday, June 3, USDA released its final rule for the Business and Industry (B&I) Loan Guarantee program, codifying a variety of changes aimed at improving program delivery, making the regulation easier to understand, and... more »

Ohio agritourism law provides protection, clarity

For 20 years, the Leeds Farm in Delaware County (Ohio) has opened its gates to thousands of visitors on autumn weekends for hayrides, zip lines, pig races, and other activities including a petting zoo with... more »

United Fresh releases white paper on Vermont labeling law compliance

United Fresh Produce Association has published a white paper and legal backgrounder to assist member companies in understanding and complying with a labeling law for genetically engineered foods due to go in effect in Vermont on July... more »

FreshFacts on Retail Q1 report released

Organic produce sales have surpassed the $1 billion mark, while consumers continue to drive demand for convenience and value-added items, according to the United Fresh Produce Association’s Q1 2016 edition of the FreshFacts on Retail... more »

Farmcation connects local farmers with city dwellers

Although demand for local food in the Bay Area is on the rise, most small farms struggle to stay afloat. But a new student startup called Farmcation, which grew from a UC Berkeley innovation course... more »

Brand naming expert to speak at BrandStorm marketing event

Alexandra Watkins, founder & chief innovation officer at Eat My Words, and author of the No. 1 bestseller “Hello, My Name is Awesome…How to Create Brand Names That Stick,” will present the closing general session... more »

Farms receive extension for recording farm structure

The USDA is providing farms a one-time, 30-day extension to the June 1 deadline for recording farm organization structures related to Actively Engaged in Farming determinations. This date is used to determine the level of... more »

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