Southeast

Hall leaving role with Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association

Charles Hall, executive director of the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, will be stepping down to move into a semi-retirement role. Hall announced to association leadership earlier in the year his plans to carry... more »

Florida farmworkers hotline provides access to assistance

Florida farmworkers statewide who have been furloughed during the off-growing season are facing desperation and even homelessness due to obstacles in the new Department of Economic Opportunity unemployment benefits system. While the department is trying... more »

Making the healthy choice the easy choice in Virginia

Fresh produce isn’t hard to come by at any of Virginia’s more than 250 farmers markets. Some might call the rainbow of offerings, from bright red tomatoes this summer to earthy purple beets this fall,... more »

Register now for Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association conference

Register for the Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Annual Conference and Tradeshow today. This year’s conference will be at the Lodge at Gulf State Park on Nov. 18-19, 2021.  Conference educational sessions include tree fruit,... more »

Scholarship program honoring former FFVA president receives $50,000 gift

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association and the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation recently received a $50,000 donation from FFVA Mutual Insurance Co. to fund the Mike and Karen Stuart Scholarship. The donation was announced during FFVA’s... more »

Rule-making to phase out polystyrene in Florida stores, markets

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced Sept. 24 that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has begun rule-making to phase out the use of polystyrene products in Florida grocery stores, markets, convenience stores and... more »

New class of FFVA’s emerging leaders announced

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association announced Sept.22 the selection of 15 up-and-coming agriculture industry leaders for Class 11 of its Emerging Leader Development Program. Administered by the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation, the creation of the... more »

Florida agriculture department marketing division receives FFVA honors

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association has honored the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Marketing and Development with its 2021 Friend of the Industry Award. The award was presented during FFVA’s... more »

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