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Marvin Davis, south Texas produce vet, dies

Marvin Davis, the founder of Tex-Mex Sales LLC, of Weslaco, died Oct. 31. The longtime produce industry veteran worked other produce companies and founded Tex-Mex, a grower-shipper of onions, vegetables and melons. Davis, 84, passed... more »

Robert Saunders receives southeastern farm award

Virginia Tech alumnus Robert Saunders has been named the 2022 Swisher/Sunbelt Southeastern Farmer of the Year. Saunders is the general manager of Saunders Brothers Inc., a multi-generational farm in Piney River, Virginia, that he operates... more »

Reserve your spot on the EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour

The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO is near, which means it’s time to register for the annual Farm Market Bus Tour. Six educational stops await tour participants on Monday, Dec. 5, the... more »

Recipients of 2022 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Awards announced

Champaign, Illinois — The 2022 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation award winners were recognized at the National Agricultural Marketing Summit in Pensacola, Florida on October 24, 2022. Awarded for the 12th consecutive year, the Innovation Award... more »

Purdue appoints heads of entomology, botany and plant pathology

Purdue University has a new head of the Department of Entomology, Catherine Hill, and head of the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Tesfaye Mengiste. Hill, professor and former... more »

ProducePay survey uncovers price volatility concerns

A recent survey ProducePay shows that buyers and growers see price volatility as a primary challenge to day-to-day operations, and fair pricing terms are elusive for growers when selling their products. The survey, released by... more »

Mid-Atlantic convention features Growing Farmers leader

The keynote speaker for the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be a grower entrepreneur who has taught other farmers how to be successful. The show has also released information on its grower-oriented educational... more »

$50M pledge to benefit UC Davis sustainability research

The University of California, Davis, has received a $50 million pledge to support the school’s commitment to address pressing challenges in agriculture and environmental sustainability. The pledge – from philanthropists Lynda and Stewart Resnick, co-owners... more »

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