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Oppy premium apples drive sales

Nov 11, 2018 by Tom Karst
Premium apple varieties are taking a bigger bite of total apple sales, and Vancouver, British Columbia based The Oppenheimer Group is helping to keep the pipeline full of those desired apples.
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A glimpse of the future of retail

Nov 09, 2018 by Ashley Nickle
LAS VEGAS — Retailers and consumer packaged goods companies have been making major investments to be relevant in the increasingly important online space, and new event Groceryshop showed how they are doing it.
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Advertising option to make H-2A easier

Nov 09, 2018 by Tom Karst
Proposing to replace a requirement to place farm job postings in newspapers with the option to use online media, the Department of Labor has taken the first step toward promised H-2A reforms.
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Mexican avocados vanishing in the U.S.

Nov 08, 2018 by Chris Koger
If a grower’s strike in the Mexican state of Michoacan doesn’t end soon, Mexican avocados will all but disappear from store shelves and menus by Thanksgiving, according to importers.
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Packer 25 — Vic Smith

Nov 08, 2018 by Tom Karst
As CEO of the JV Smith Cos., Vic Smith manages a growing operation that includes thousands of acres of both organic and conventional vegetable output.