Breaking: Passage, signing of CARES Act brings aid to farmers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed the CARES Act on March 27: “The passage of the coronavirus response legislation will... more »

COVID-19 not a current threat to the food system, but California farmers still feel the pinch

COVID-19 does not currently pose major threats to overall global food security because adequate stores of staples – like wheat and rice – remain available. But the sustainability of Califor... more »

Breaking: Increased processing of H-2A visa holders OK’d by state department

Word came from Washington, D.C. on March 26 that the U.S. State Department has taken steps to increase processing of H-2A visa holders through consulates around the world – in particular the expansi... more »

Produce Marketing Association’s Treacy shares produce supply chain guidelines

Ed Treacy, vice president, supply chain and sustainability for Produce Marketing Association sent out the following information on March 24 to assist produce supply chain members amid the ongoing coro... more »

Federal Apple Tree Insurance Program Deadline: April 15, 2020

The approaching sales closing date for the new federal Apple Tree Insurance Program is April 15, 2020. AgriLogic Consulting has prepared a short overview video on the program to inform producers and t... more »

North American Blueberry Council to host March 27 industry resources webinar

The North American Blueberry Council will provide resources and address questions related to the current labor challenges and the broader impact COVID-19 is having on the blueberry industry during a F... more »

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