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Texas agriculture commodities benefit from global market assessment

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced Aug. 31 the Texas Department of Agriculture has partnered with the Center for North American Studies at Texas A&M AgriLife Research to provide global market assessments for more than... more »

Florida’s ag industry loses estimated $4B due to ‘unfair’ trade

On Aug. 30, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released its latest report on the impacts of Mexican imports on Florida’s seasonal producers. The report “demonstrates that Florida producers continue to suffer a... more »

Purdue workshop offered for veterans in agriculture

Purdue Extension and the Farmer Veteran Coalition-Indiana chapter, are hosting a Northwest Indiana Veteran Farmer Workshop at Pinney Purdue Agricultural Center, 11402 S. County Line Road, in Wanatah, Indiana. Veterans interested in learning more about agriculture... more »

Aug. 30 is date for North Carolina agritourism summer tour

A limited number of spaces are still available to attend the upcoming North Carolina Agritourism Networking Association’s Summer Farm Tour Aug. 30. To attend, interested farmers should register as soon as possible online here. The... more »

USDA revises trade standards for watermelons

The USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service is revising the U.S. Standards for Watermelon to provide a common language for trade. AMS is establishing a total tolerance for Anthracnose and decay in the U.S. No. 1 and... more »

Buy local, learn about Colorado farms, CFVGA urges consumers

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association has a variety of programs to encourage Coloradans to buy Colorado produce and to learn more about their local farmers. The public is invited to join one of... more »

Sales of organic food grew nearly 13% to more than $56 billion

Home cooking during the pandemic has lifted overall sales of organic products in California and across the U.S. As people worked from home and ventured out less frequently, the market for organic products jumped by... more »

FPAA, TIPA back standard definitions in Tomato Suspension Agreement

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas and the Texas International Produce Association applauded on July 28 the efforts of Congressman Vicente Gonzalez in leading a bipartisan letter addressed to the Secretary of Commerce, Gina... more »

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