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Farmer risk management training receives funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) is awarding up to $3 million for cooperative agreements to educate underserved, small-scale and organic producers on risk management and climate-smart practices. RMA’s Risk Management Education... more »

$203M awarded to market access programs

More than $203 million will be awarded to nearly 70 agricultural organizations to help expand U.S. food and agricultural export markets through two USDA programs. USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service is distributing the funds through the... more »

Black farmer training program receives boost

Organic and natural foods supplier UNFI (United Natural Foods Inc.) and Cargill have increased donations to an organization that trains Black farmers and ranchers to diversify retailer and foodservice supplier bases. The National Minority Supplier... more »

IFPA cites 10 key 2023 impacts

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is focusing on consumer health, the planet and Farm Bill policies among the 10 key issues outlined in its Annual Impact Report. “We do so much more together as... more »

Georgia Senator pushes CBP to boost Georgia produce demand

Georgia U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff has pushed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to help Georgia farmers sell more produce, including pecans. In October, Sen. Ossoff launched an inquiry with CBP urging them to begin... more »

FirstFruit Farms acquires Applewood Fresh Growers

FirstFruits Farms, Prescott, Washington, has acquired Michigan’s Applewood Orchards and Applewood Fresh Growers. This development marks a significant milestone in FirstFruits’ continuous pursuit of excellence and expansion, according to a news release. Working jointly, FirstFruits... more »

Fruit Growers News honors 40 Under 40 Awards leaders

The Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Awards honors 40 outstanding individuals making their marks in the industry. The recipients of the award are individuals who are demonstrating involvement, innovation and commitment in the industry.... more »

Farm Market & Agritourism: Revolutionize customer relationships

In the rapidly evolving digital landscape, businesses are continually seeking innovative ways to connect with their customers. One of the most potent strategies that has emerged in recent years is the seamless integration of marketing... more »

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