Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association

SCFBA members meet with Senate, House ag leadership

Amid ongoing farm bill discussions on Capitol Hill, the co-chairs of the Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA) gathered in Washington, D.C., to advocate for America’s $64.7 billion specialty crop industry. The group recently met... more »

Registration opens for FFVA convention

Registration is now open for one of the Sunshine State’s largest grower events. Scheduled for Sept. 25-27, the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association’s (FFVA) yearly convention returns to the Ritz-Carlton hotel on the shores of... more »

FFVA comments on rising farm labor rates

Noting expected hikes in Florida farm labor rates, the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association is weighing in on how growers are being affected by rising labor costs. Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released... more »

Florida growers discuss labor, input challenges

Florida’s growers are working to ensure state and federal policymakers hear their concerns about the numerous challenges and proposed rules to grow fresh produce. At the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) convention Sept. 12-14... more »

New produce snacks discussed at FFVA sessions

One purpose of the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association’s convention was to pollinate ideas as a group that could benefit the industry. In sessions, attendees got a peek into how gene editing could help increase... more »

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