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Berry People to be bought by ag tech firm

AgriForce Growing Systems Ltd. has entered into a binding letter of intent (LOI) to acquire Berry People LLC. Based in Hollister, California, Berry People is a year-round grower and shipper of organic and conventional strawberries,... more »

Blueberry convention hotel reservations deadline nearing

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is reminding blueberry industry professionals that the hotel registration deadline for their upcoming convention is approaching. The Blueberry Convention 2023 is scheduled for Feb. 21-24 in San Diego, California.... more »

IFPA to host commodity working groups

Growers and other industry members can gain industry insights from leading experts in upcoming web seminars sponsored by the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA). The members-only global commodity working groups series webinars are scheduled to... more »

$73 million in specialty crop grants boost competitiveness

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $72.9 million through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) to fund projects designed to support the expanding specialty crop sector and explore new market opportunities for U.S.... more »

Registration for Viva Fresh event starts

Registration for the 2023 Viva Fresh Expo is scheduled to open on Jan. 25. Sponsored by the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA), the event is being billed as “Bigger, Bolder, Fresher and Better than ever,”... more »

Georgia Ag Forecast scheduled

Growers can view the latest research offered by the University of Georgia (UGA)  at the 2023 Georgia Ag Forecast. Registration is now open. The annual seminar, scheduled for Jan. 27 at the UGA Tifton Conference... more »

2022 Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 recognized

Members of the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under Class of 2022 were recognized for their accomplishments and  hard work at a reception at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO. A Dec. 6... more »

EXPO bus tour: Beyond the cookies and cider

The weather was cooperative, the doughnuts and cookies were fresh and amazing, and the cider was hard and delicious. The Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour featured six stops in the Grand Rapids area... more »

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