Public-private partnerships crucial element in crop insurance safety net

Farming is in my blood, and I’m proud of that. I grew up on my family’s sheep ranch in northern Utah and managed our raspberry farm before coming to USDA. For the past three years,... more »

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to travel to Cuba

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will join President Obama when he travels to Cuba later this month, the USDA announced. This historic visit - the first by a sitting U.S. President in nearly 90 years -... more »

AgroFresh announces leadership changes

The AgroFresh Solutions Board of Directors announced that Thomas Macphee, chief executive officer, has stepped down from his position as of March 10. In addition, Stan Howell will step down from his position as president... more »

International bioprotection federation formed

BioProtection Global (BPG) is the new name that has been adopted by the federation of biocontrol and biopesticide associations, established in fall 2014. The new name was approved and board members were elected at the... more »

Zanobini elected new AFF chair

Chris Zanobini, executive director of the California Pear Board and California Cherry Board was elected as the new chair of the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) Management Board at its February meeting. Bryan Silbermann,... more »

Viva Fresh Expo announces interactive education program

  Drones and the science of weather forecasting are just two key items that will be included in Viva Fresh Produce Expo's interactive education sessions, Viva Fresh announced. The sessions begin on Friday, April 1 at the JW Marriott... more »

Isagro USA adds two new hires to technical service team

Isagro USA announced George Stallings and Brenden Platts have joined the Isagro USA team as technical development manager and technical service representative, respectively. As technical development manager, Stallings will be responsible for product research, development... more »

Global Cold Chain Expo registration now open

Registration is now open for the inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo, created in partnership with the Global Cold Chain Alliance and the United Fresh Produce Association. Hosted at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois June 20-22,... more »

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