Spun off from DowDupont on June 1, Corteva Agriscience now aims to play a bigger role in the fresh produce industry by putting a greater focus on the consumer and looking for opportunities in the vegetable seed business.
CHICAGO — Through a hypothetical outbreak scenario, a workshop at the United Fresh Produce Convention showed the considerable challenges federal investigators and regulators face when real outbreaks occur.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has added shelled almonds and fresh sweet cherries to the list of commodities that can receive direct assistance in the wake of rising tariffs triggered by trade disputes.
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.
Unitec Group, which designs and manufactures equipment for sorting, packing and processing more than 35 fruits and vegetables, is showcasing its products at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.