The New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference and Trade Show will include more than 150 exhibitors and 40 educational sessions covering major vegetable, berry and tree-fruit crops, as well as special topics.
Carbonella Desarbo Inc., New Haven, Conn., posted a $100,000 surety bond to employ David Makas, who was previously named in a Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act action, according to a news release.
Sourcing and promoting locally grown produce has become a huge issue across the country as retailers and foodservice operators attempt to reduce costs and carbon footprints, and consumers seek fresher food choices while
Heavy rains and subsequent flooding in late April and early May led Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to issue disaster declarations for three dozen counties, and a preliminary estimate released by the University of Arkansas