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FFVA names new board chairman

- General News
The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association has named Aaron Troyer, president of Troyer Brothers in Fort Myers, as its chair for 2020-22. David Hill, president of Southern Hill Farms in Clermont, was named vice chair.

FPAA says to look for the trade facts during USTR hearings on seasonal produce

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Without providing evidence to back up their claims, Southeast produce growers insisted the U.S. invoke rarely-used Section 301 National Security protections against Mexican imported produce.

FFVA and frustrated growers detail harm from unfair Mexican trade

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The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association and a group of Florida growers told U.S. trade officials today that the state’s produce industry is in crisis and called for timely relief from the devastating effects of surging volumes of unfairly priced Mexican produce imports during Florida’s winter growing season.

FFVA cancels September convention

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association is announcing the cancellation of FFVA 2020, its annual convention that was set for Sept. 28-30 in Naples.

USDA to buy $3 billion in ag products

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From the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service April 19, 2020: As part of President Trump and Secretary …

COVID-19 hits Florida growers hard

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Florida points to spring as the prime season for many crops, and they’re being met with low demand. Not only that, but many crops there are grown primarily for foodservice.

Frustrated Florida growers to explain harm from Mexican trade in April meeting

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MAITLAND, FL (March 6, 2020) — Florida growers of fresh fruits and vegetables are primed to …

FFVA promotes Fair Trade For Farmers Day

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PRESS RELEASE Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association BB #:153753 has been fighting hard for trade relief …

USMCA delay has ag groups concerned

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Agriculture interests, including several in fresh produce, are pushing for adoption of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, but the government shut down has caused its progress to slow.

New bill reignites Florida vs. Mexico tensions

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The Florida vs. Mexico agriculture dispute is heating up again, as three Florida Congressmen have introduced a bill to protect farmers from competition.