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17:51PM May 27, 2020

Jim Allen of NY Apple Sales passes baton to daughter

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor

Even though this is an industry of multigenerational family farms, it’s not often a father’s offspring takes over his position at someone else’s business.

10:11AM May 08, 2020

Giclas retires after 30 years at Western Growers

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

After nearly 30 years at Western Growers, Hank Giclas is retiring.

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07:26AM Apr 14, 2020

York looks back on four decades and looks forward to challenges

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Tim York began working in the produce industry after college, without knowing he would never leave it.

10:54AM Mar 13, 2020

PBH cancels 2020 Consumer Connection Conference

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The Produce for Better Health Foundation has canceled its April 13-15 Consumer Connection Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., because of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

14:40PM Mar 12, 2020

Living in the time of the coronavirus

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

It was only two days ago that I posed this question to the LinkedIn Fresh Produce Industry Discussion Group, but it already feels incredibly dated.

19:27PM Feb 02, 2020

Tricia Kovacs named deputy administrator of USDA program

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed Tricia Kovacs as deputy administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service’s Transportation and Marketing Program.

14:07PM Jan 29, 2020

Frozen mango representatives join national promotion board

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The National Mango Board has its first members representing frozen mangoes.