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Chile sees rebound year after tough 2013-14 campaign

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Ronald Bown has attended the Produce Marketing Association’s annual Fresh Summit expo every year since 1987.

USDA sanctions four PACA violators

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on four produce companies for failure to pay Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act reparation awards, according to a USDA news release.

Go All Out! at the 87th National FFA Convention

The streets of Louisville, KY are flooded with FFA members from across the country here to attend the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo. The largest youth organization currently have over 600,000 members and their mission of Premier...Show More Summary

Propane Powered Engines for Ag

2014 World LP Gas Forum Photo Album The new Tier 4 emission standards for diesel engines have opened up new opportunities for propane in the agricultural engine market. At the World LP Gas Forum in Miami this week, Propane Education and Research Council agricultural director Cinch Munson talked about how they have worked with OEMs to develop and commercialize new... Read More

UPDATED: C.H. Robinson reports revenue increase in Q3

(UPDATED COVERAGE, 11:50 a.m.) C. H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. reported results for its third quarter without specifically mentioning its new Robinson Fresh brand.

National Geographic chronicles cross country berry journey

A writer and photographer from National Geographic trailed a truckload of strawberries from the Central Coast of California to a grocery store in Washington, D.C.

National Geographic chronicles cross country berry journey

A writer and photographer from National Geographic trailed a truckload of strawberries from the Central Coast of California to a grocery store in Washington, D.C.

National Geographic chronicles cross country berry journey

A writer and photographer from National Geographic trailed a truckload of strawberries from the Central Coast of California to a grocery store in Washington, D.C.

Rainier Fruit enlists automated shipping technology

Matson Fruit Co., sister warehouse of Selah, Wash.-based Rainier Fruit Co., completed installation of a new storage and shipping facility just in time for the start of the 2014 harvest.

Rainier Fruit enlists automated shipping technology

Matson Fruit Co., sister warehouse of Selah, Wash.-based Rainier Fruit Co., completed installation of a new storage and shipping facility just in time for the start of the 2014 harvest.

Braga Fresh returns to Lifetime TV

Braga Fresh Family Farms president Rod Braga is scheduled to appear again on the Lifetime Channel morning show, “The Balancing Act,” to discuss organic produce.

SureHarvest releases new sustainability system

SureHarvest released a sustainability performance management software with three new clients.

Rainier Fruit enlists automated shipping technology

Matson Fruit Co., sister warehouse of Selah, Wash.-based Rainier Fruit Co., completed installation of a new storage and shipping facility just in time for the start of the 2014 harvest.

Kawamura takes on production critics

Taking issue with critics of food production methods, A.G. Kawamura — a grower and former California Department of Food and Agriculture secretary — promoted investing in “systems of abundance and not scarcity” in a recent TED talk.

PERC Debuts New Videos at World LPG Forum

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) released a series of online videos with leading U.S. equipment manufacturers highlighting their investment in developing and commercializing new propane technologies. The videos debuted...Show More Summary

Brandt Consolidated Plants the Seed for Advanced Data Analysis

Data is an important part of effective agronomics. With access to spatial data, farmers can uncover new areas of efficiencies and cost savings. However, when data is coming in from multiple, disparate sources, it is nearly impossible to aggregate it, and put it to good use. Show More Summary

Zimfo Bytes

Lessing-Flynn won big at the 2014 PRIME Awards, hosted by the Public Relations Society of America Central Iowa Chapter last week. Monsanto Company reinforced its commitment to further improve the genetic potential of seeds by announcing a $20 million investment in integrated technology centers as part of its global breeding program. Show More Summary

Discussing Future Corn & Soybean Issues

The 2014 Bayer CropScience Corn & Soybean Future Forum got kicked off today with a discussion that included not only an update on products but issues affecting farmers decisions and bottom line profits. Alan Ayers, Bayer CropScience, seen being interviewed by Cyndi Young, Brownfield Ag News, led much of the discussion this morning. Show More Summary

Pulse crop production down as prices rise - AgMinute for October 29, 2014

Yields for lentils, chickpeas and green peas in Washington and Idaho were down significantly this year but because of production challenges in other areas as well, prices are on the rise. Click here for the full story

Farm to School Factoid Recap

By Casey Francis on October 29, 2014 - 5:48am October is Farm to School Month ( #F2SMonth ) both nationally and statewide here in Nebraska. We hope you've been following along with some of our Farm to School activities like our meetShow More Summary

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