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Washington Winegrowers Association honors industry leaders

Washington’s wine industry is paying tribute to its industry leaders. At the Feb. 5 Washington Winegrowers Association annual Leadership & Legacy luncheon in Kennewick, Washington, the association celebrated the careers, accomplishments and leadership of Washington... more »

Michigan agriculture department to honor exporters

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is accepting applications for the 2024 Michigan Ag Exporter of the Year award. The Lansing, Michigan, MDARD annually recognizes a food, agriculture, or forestry exporting business... more »

Keystone State honors growers, Extension agents

During the first day of the Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention in Hershey, Pennsylvania, the region's specialty crops leaders honored growers and others for their industry contributions. At the Jan. 30 Annual Fruit & Growers... more »

Growers to be inducted into Texas Produce Hall of Fame

Texas Produce Hall of Fame to induct growers Growers to be inducted into Texas Produce Hall of Fame The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) plans to induct five individuals into the Texas Produce Hall of... more »

Lipman honors retiring workers

Lipman Family Farms, a grower and shipper of conventional and organic watermelons and vegetables, celebrates the careers of four longtime employees. With a combined 150 years of service to the company, the four tenures are... 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 »

IFPA honors global tree fruit CEO in women’s award winner

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has named Raina Nelson, a well-known global tree fruit and produce industry figure, as the 2023 winner of the Frieda Rapoport Caplan Women’s Catalyst Award. Nelson is president/CEO of... more »

Southeastern Farmer of the Year award goes to Arkansas greenhouse tomato grower

Arkansas greenhouse tomato grower Steve Cobb has been named the overall winner of the Sunbelt Ag Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award for 2023. Cobb Farms, of Lake City, Arkansas, is a partnership enterprise... more »

Analytics award given to Highland Ag

Highland Ag MarketWatch has been recognized as “Analytics Innovation Of The Year” by an organization that honors ag tech companies. AgTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products... more »

Inc. 5000 list notes ProducePay’s growth

ProducePay ranks in the top half of the Inc. 5000 annual list of fastest-growing private companies in America for 2023. Additionally, ProducePay ranks No. 17 in the Environmental Services category. The prestigious ranking provides a... more »

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