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IT and engineering service firm honored for volunteer efforts

A global IT and engineering service firm that developed a charitable seed to table initiative has been recognized for its service. Houston, Texas-based Techwave received the "President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA)" in recognition of its... more »

Texas A&M releases low-, medium-chill peaches

Whether served in pies or cobblers, shakes and ice cream or eaten straight from a roadside fruit stand, peach lovers in Texas owe much of their delight to Texas A&M AgriLife’s Stone Fruit Breeding and Genetic program.... more »

Viva Fresh makes big fresh produce donation to Texas food bank

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) has again partnered with a Dallas area food bank to help close the hunger gap. At the conclusion of the Viva Fresh Expo in early April, TIPA members contributed... more »

Viva Fresh Open to Honor beloved TIPA employee

The golf tournament at the 2023 Viva Fresh Produce Expo, scheduled for March 30-April 1 in the Dallas metropolitan region, plans to honor a longtime deceased Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) staffer. At the 2023... more »

Brighter Bites donations give produce directly to families

Brighter Bites, a national nonprofit that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly into families’ hands, has received increased funding from key industry partners Mission Produce, Sunset and Taylor Farms. The additional donations will benefit Dallas... more »

Networking, reception events to return to Viva Fresh

During the March 30-April 1 Viva Fresh convention and expo, the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) plans to return two popular events. TIPA’s In Bloom Women’s Committee announces it plans to host its Challenge Accepted!... more »

Bus tour visits Texas farms during agritourism convention

The Feb. 3-7 NAFDMA International Agritourism Association Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas, drew the highest turnout in nearly two decades. More than 900 agritourism operators, including fruit and vegetable growers and farm retail store... more »

Industry packaging pioneer Fox dies at age 62

Produce packaging pioneer Craig Fox has died at age 62. Fox, executive vice president at Fox Packaging, died on Feb. 1 after an illness. He served the produce industry for more than four decades in... more »

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Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

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