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GrubMarket acquires Quality Fruit & Vegetable Co.

GrubMarket expands into New Mexico and West Texas by acquiring Albuquerque, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas-based Quality Fruit & Vegetable Co. (Q... continue reading »

Study shows link between ag labor shortage and inflation

State agricultural groups and U.S. Representatives are urging Congress to pass ag labor workforce changes in order to combat inflation. At a July 1... continue reading »

Produce industry veteran joins Nabaco Inc. Board of Directors and Advisory Board

Craig Stephen, a senior leader and advisor in the consumer food and produce industry, has joined the Board of Directors and Advisory Board for Nabaco ... continue reading »

Conagra Brands to open Birds Eye vegetable processing facility

Conagra Brands Inc. is opening a new state-of-the-art vegetable processing plant in Waseca, Minn. The new 245,000 square foot facility processes fresh... continue reading »

Resources available for COVID booster shot clinics for farmworkers

As the 2022 season gets into full swing and labor crews arrive to farms, COVID-19 outbreaks are still a risk for growers and their workers. Despit... continue reading »

Upward Farms names vice president of operations

Upward Farms, an organic vertical farming company, has named seasoned supply chain and operations leader Andrew Howell as vice president of operations... continue reading »

US extends full-vaccination requirements for H-2A guestworkers

The Department of Homeland Security announced April 21 that it is extending requirements that non-citizens are fully vaccinated upon entering the U.S.... continue reading »

California Farm Bureau, UC to survey labor impacts

From the Industrial Revolution to the Great Recession, labor markets and the nature of employment itself have been greatly altered during periods of b... continue reading »

Agriculture robotics event coming to Fresno in 2022

FIRA USA, an agriculture robotics event, is coming to Fresno, California, in October 2022. The event is designed to bring together specialty crop g... continue reading »

Square Roots continues Midwest expansion

Square Roots, a technology company in indoor farming, and Gordon Food Service, one of the largest food distributors in North America, have opened a ne... continue reading »