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USDA_WEB
06:39AM Jul 21, 2019

USDA sets date for industry advisory committee meeting

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s fruit and vegetable industry advisory committee will meet Aug. 14-15 in Arlington, Va.
17:19PM Jul 19, 2019

Produce groups receive $ millions to offset tariffs, trade barriers

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
The USDA named 49 recipients of Agricultural Trade Promotion funds — designed to spur new export markets for growers hurt by tariffs and other trade disruptions — including 11 produce
Crop Tour 2018
17:01PM Jul 19, 2019

Should You Choose ARC or PLC?

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
Weigh your options to find the best fit for your farm
16:52PM Jul 19, 2019

Analysts Cite Recession, ASF, Trade War As Potential Black Swans

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
Chip Nellinger of Blue Reef AgriMarketing and Bob Utterback of Utterback Marketing say global recession, African Swine Fever (ASF) and a quickly resolved trade war could be black swans in
16:14PM Jul 19, 2019

Packer Insight — H-2A, cotton candy grapes and yellow dragon fruit

Ashley Nickle
Staff Writer, The Packer
Tom Karst joins Ashley Nickle to discuss news of the week, from the latest developments on the H-2A immigration program to updates on some specialty produce items that shoppers will
15:40PM Jul 19, 2019

FDA considers ‘regulatory actions’ against papaya distributor

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
In response to a distributor’s refusal to recall Mexican papayas implicated in a salmonella outbreak, the Food and Drug Administration has alerted all of its customers and is pursuing other
15:32PM Jul 19, 2019

Jerry Gulke: Defensive Grain Markets Continue

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
Normally, hot and dry weather in the grain markets would be friendly to grain prices—not this year.