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 dog days of summer arrived a bit early for shippers of California grapes and tree fruit, but strong quality and big volume leave the door open for ample promotion opportunities through August and September.
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.
To understand changes in the melon industry - cantaloupe, honeydew and other varieties, but not watermelon - Texas A&M University is conducting a survey to gather information about all aspects of the indust