LATEST NEWS FROM United Fresh

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16:35PM Jun 26, 2020

USDA provides flexibility to school meals

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

With fall school schedules uncertain because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving school districts flexibilities in how they serve school meals.

15:38PM Jun 23, 2020

Industry looks for changes to direct payment program

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Specialty crop growers have only received a small portion of CFAP funds, and panelists on a United Fresh LIVE! session said the direct payment program for growers is targeted for

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08:54AM Jun 10, 2020

Great expectations for United Fresh LIVE!

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited June 8 with Danny Dumas, the incoming chairman of the United Fresh Produce Association.

17:24PM Jun 04, 2020

USDA seminar addresses direct payment process

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has scheduled a series of web seminars to help produce growers and other producers sign up for direct payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.

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

18:35PM May 26, 2020

Direct COVID-19 payment program opens; United Fresh launches webpage

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

United Fresh has launched a webpage with detailed information on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, the direct payment program to help producers reclaim some of the losses from the pandemic.

08:31AM May 26, 2020

BrightFarms’ Abby Prior reflects on innovation in going virtual

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Something new is coming this way. United Fresh LIVE!, the June 15-19 virtual produce event, will be a brand new experience for the industry. The COVID-19 pandemic created the need