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Peterson Farms expands logistics through trucking company purchase

Enlarging its distribution capabilities, the owners of Peterson Farms have purchased JVC Enterprises Inc. The Byron Center, Michigan-based JVC is a trucking company that specializes in temperature-controlled and dry transportation. "The addition of JVC Enterprise,... more »

Southeastern Farmers of the Year give to communities

The 10 growers honored in the 2022 Swisher/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year program represented their respective states and took the opportunity provided by Syngenta to donate to organizations that mean a lot to... more »

IFPA Town Hall looks ahead to 2023 issues

As the end the year nears, the final International Fresh Produce Association Town Hall of 2022 will review hot topics from the year and what's coming up in 2023. The IFPA Virtual Town Hall is... more »

Viva Fresh names 2023 keynote speaker

Charlie Rocket, a motivational speaker who lost weight and improved his life through eating more fruits and vegetables, has been named keynote speaker of the 2023 Viva Fresh Produce Expo. Charlie... more »

Cherry Industry Administrative Board elections underway

Board elections are scheduled to commence the week of Jan. 2nd for the Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB). The Dewitt, Michigan-based CIAB will begin board elections for the seats that expire on June 30, 2023.... more »

U.S. apple holdings decline 7%

Fresh and processing apple inventories are reported lower this year from the previous December, according to a Dec. 1 report from the U.S. Apple Association. The total number of apples in storage on was 134.2... more »

USDA names research projects receiving climate funding

Research funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is designed to advance climate-related efforts by growers and others. The USDA is providing an additional $325 million for 71 projects in the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities... 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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