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11:30AM Nov 05, 2019

Dominican avocado supply ramps up for WP Produce

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
WP Produce, Miami, is reporting a strong start of the peak Dominican Republic avocado season, which it packs under the Desbry brand.
15:31PM Oct 14, 2019

Florida Citrus Growers Finally Receive Good News

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor
There's a little bit of good news for producers in Florida's citrus region. The National Agricultural Statistics Service shares why.
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14:42PM Sep 26, 2019

USMCA is a ‘bad deal,’ says Florida Commissioner of Agriculture

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
PALM BEACH, Fla. — The interests of Florida and America should come first, and the USCMA as it is written is a “bad deal,” Florida
09:43AM Sep 26, 2019

Fate of H-2A reform legislation uncertain

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
PALM BEACH, Fla. — It is a 50-50 chance that bipartisan legislation to reform key aspects of the H-2A guest worker program will be considered by Congress this fall, says
14:25PM Sep 20, 2019

USDA perishable transportation handbook gets update, app

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
A 1987 handbook published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s division of Agricultural Marketing Service received a 21st-century update thanks to a team led by University of Florida researchers.
14:01PM Sep 11, 2019

Stronger Together US event focuses on ethical labor recruitment

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
A roundtable for responsible recruitment of farmworkers and packers will feature speakers representing Walmart, Castellini Group, Lipman Family Farms and Titan Farms.
11:10AM Sep 05, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Florida Tomato Council reschedules conference

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
An abridged version of Florida’s 44th Tomato Conference, canceled due to Hurricane Dorian’s approach in the Atlantic, has been rescheduled for Oct. 2-3 in a new location.