CERRITOS, Calif. – It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day business of selling produce, Lauren Scott, chief marketing officer for the Produce Marketing Association, told Fresh Produce & Floral Council members.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Fresh Produce & Floral Council will continue to focus on its four-year-old Apprentice Program and possibly expand its educational platform to include more experienced industry members.
AgriTalk Host Chip Flory brings in Jim Wiesemeyer to cover news from Washington, Greg Henderson and Pamela Riemenschneider cover online produce shopping, and Rhonda Brooks previews Farm Journal's Yield Tour.
Russia is remaking home-grown agriculture following Pres. Putin's ban on certain food imports in 2014 -- in retaliation for sanctions imposed by the European Union and the U.S. over Russian incursions in Crimea.
(UPDATED, Nov. 9) With the next round of NAFTA negotiations set to start in Mexico City Nov. 17, House Agriculture leaders convened a discussion that stressed the importance of the trade agreement to farmers.