Fresh produce industry associations have joined other agricultural groups in asking the USDA to extend the deadline for producers to receive direct payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.
Federal trade and agriculture officials have rescheduled hearings for growers to testify on how foreign trade is harming U.S. agriculture, with a focus on the effects of Mexican produce imports on southwest growers.
A Windsor-Essex County, Canada, health official used an Ontario statute to order a farm to take workers off the job and self-isolate after at least 191 of them at a greenhouse tested positive for COVID-19.
Eva Moghaddam wants to make it easier for every family to find healthier food. It’s a value that many producers and distributors in this industry share, a value that can coincide with a healthier earth as well.