LATEST NEWS FROM PMA

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13:49PM Jun 01, 2020

PMA, United Fresh discuss food boxes with USDA

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The PMA and United Fresh Produce say they had a “candid dialogue” with U.S. Department of Agriculture officials about the Farmers to Families Food Box Program and expressed hope that

11:25AM May 28, 2020

Liability protection sought in coronavirus assistance package

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Liability protection for employers and business owners is being sought by Senate Republicans in the next coronavirus assistance bill.

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10:53AM May 28, 2020

USDA plans second round of Farmers to Families box contracts

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is planning another round of contracts for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, according to an administrator of the program who touted its successes

15:57PM May 17, 2020

PMA, United Fresh and CFFA offer to help USDA on produce boxes

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The United Fresh Produce Association and Produce Marketing Association has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to include them in any revisions or evaluations of the Farmers to Families Food

23:43PM May 05, 2020

PMA’s Cathy Burns reflects on next moves for industry

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Staying connected to members is always a goal for industry associations, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made it very difficult to do so with typical events.

16:56PM Apr 28, 2020

PMA, PHA provide produce boxes to families during pandemic

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The Produce Marketing Association and Partnership for a Healthier America introduced the COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund to distribute fresh produce to people in need during the pandemic.

19:19PM Mar 26, 2020

Richard Owen talks trade and COVID-19 relief

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited on March 26 with Richard Owen, vice president of global membership and engagement for the Produce Marketing Association.