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