Vegetables

Stokes Seeds adds Midwest territory manager

Stokes Seeds has hired Hannah Wildman as territory manager for Ohio, Illinois, Indiana and Missouri. Wildman will be responsible for seed and service to producers in the region, providing commercial vegetable seed recommendations and collaborating... more »

Growers voting on continuing Georgia Vegetable Commission

Georgia vegetable growers are voting on whether to continue the Georgia Vegetable Commission marketing order. Voting began Feb. 1 and continues through March 2, according to a news release. The marketing order allows assessment of... more »

Andy D’Arrigo’s 100th birthday celebrated

Andy D’Arrigo, the face behind D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of California’s legacy and company logo, is celebrating his 100th birthday. Andy D’Arrigo as a child. D’Arrigo is the face behind the company’s... more »

Indoor farming firm Eden Green expands donations capabilities

Eden Green Technology, an indoor vertical farming company, has announced a partnership to address food insecurity. The partnership with Sharing Excess, a nonprofit organization, is to enhance Eden Green’s food donation program. To date, Eden... more »

Pennsylvania recognizes specialty crop growers

Pennsylvania fruit and vegetable groups honored notable leaders in their industries at the Annual Fruit & Vegetable Growers Banquet. The event was on the first day of the Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention, Jan. 30-Feb.... more »

Georgia pursues transparency of H-2A wage hikes

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) has filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the Department of Labor (DOL) regarding wage rates for workers in the H-2A temporary visa program. New hourly... more »

IFPA asks members to support H-2A wage relief bill

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has announced support for the Supporting Farm Operations Act, an immediate measure to address wage relief. The legislation freezes the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR), the wage rate that... more »

Fresh produce advisory committee meets in February

The USDA Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC) is preparing for its next meeting. The committee will have a virtual meeting from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern on March 4-5, 2024. The USDA... more »

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