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An investment in online retailing can be small, but the payoff is immediate

- General News
Most retailers have seen the power of online sales during the pandemic, but for those still new or uncomfortable with it, a technology investment can pay off quickly.

California scientists find successful HLB citrus treatment

- General News
Scientists at the University of California-Riverside believe they are the first to find a successful treatment of the devastating citrus disease huanglongbing or greening disease.

Pepper demand remains elevated

- General News
Bell pepper prices are significantly higher than last year as the crop transitions from Mexico and desert areas to Central California.

Cyclospora salad outbreak sickens 500+

- General News
Salad ingredients (iceberg lettuce, carrots, red cabbage) continue to be items of interest in the food safety investigation. FDA’s inspection continues at the Fresh Express production facility in Streamwood, Illinois. As of July 8, 2020, CDC is reporting a total of 509 cases across 8 states.

USDA announces additional specialty crops eligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

- General News
The USDA has released an initial list of additional commodities that have been added to the CFAP and announced other adjustments to the program based on comments received from agricultural producers and organizations and review of market data.

A & A Organic Farms debuting new organic french beans

- General News
A&A Organic Farms in Watsonville, CA announces the addition of a new item. Organic French Beans from Guatemala are now available; with the first shipment arriving to Los Angeles on Tuesday July 7th.

Shanley Farms starts peak finger lime season

- General News
The Shanley Family of Morro Bay have a passion for growing their Citriburst Finger Limes.

Hazel Tech announces successful grape campaign with Campos Borquez

- General News
Hazel Technologies Inc., a developer of new USDA-funded technologies to protect quality in the produce supply chain and fight food waste, announces a successful table grape export campaign with Campos Borquez, premier 4th generation grower of Mexican fresh table grapes.

Three sales veterans join Generation Farms

- General News
Generation Farms announced the expansion of its sales team.

USDA reverses decision, includes apples in grower assistance program

- General News
The U.S. Apple Association is extremely pleased with the correction issued today by the Agriculture Department to its Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.