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  • Fresh Summit Informs, Unifies Global Science and Technology Community
    Recognizing the increasing complexity facing the produce and floral industries today and in the future, science and technology will be a key focus of Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) 2016 Fresh Summit Convention & Expo when it convenes October 14-16, in Orlando, Florida, USA. And new this year, a pilot program will be held to help […]
  • Water-Saving Technology Proves Beneficial
    A new agricultural technology has been tested by several farmers to see if it saves water usage. The technology allows farmers to access soil-moisture readings right from their phones, with updates every three hours. A University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension trial included three farmers from the Suwannee River Valley who tested […]
  • NGA Holds Annual Congressional Best Bagger Showdown
    ARLINGTON, VA – The National Grocers Association (NGA) held its fifth annual Congressional Best Bagger Showdown yesterday at the Library of Congress, located on Capitol Hill. NGA’s 2016 Best Bagger National Champion, Candice Lastimado of Metropolitan Markets, located in Seattle, WA, competed against Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04). Candice was able to fend off a good […]
  • FAWN Helping Growers with More Efficient Irrigation Practices
    Florida farmers are encouraged to learn how the “My Florida Farm Weather Program” can be used as a tool to access data and information for irrigation purposes. Rick Lusher, project manager for the Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN), says they have had a lot of great success with the program so far.     Click […]