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USDA and Labor Department partner to help H-2A employers

- General News

Washington, D.C., March 19, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced a partnership …

H-2A labor concerns rise for spring harvest

- General News
Fruit and vegetable producers are concerned the COVID-19 crisis will disrupt the flow of H-2A labor and thus put their crops and products in danger.

Salinas sees the problems of the future

- Produce Blueprints

The Salinas Valley, like many large parts of the state, is ideal for agriculture. For its …

Potato Growers, House Supporters of Ag Labor Reform to Call for Senate Action on Legislation

- General News
Wed., Feb. 26 at 1:00 pm ET, potato growers from across the United States will host a press conference with agricultural industry partners and members of the U.S. House of Representatives to call on the U.S. Senate to take up legislation to solve the agricultural labor crisis.

Oregon agriculture suffers rising costs

- Produce Blueprints

Although the Oregon produce industry as a whole faces everyday hurdles, perhaps the greatest concern is …

CPMA launches online waste efficiency tool

- General News

January 15, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Produce Marketing Association BB #:153602 has officially launched …

Mexico objects to USMCA labor provision

- General News

The United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement hit a snag over the weekend as a top Mexican official …

Berries abound in Florida

- Produce Blueprints

Florida is the second largest producer of U.S. strawberries, behind California, and is responsible for the …

Higher wages are part of the New York produce business

- Produce Blueprints

Over the past decade, analysts in various industries have asked the same question over and over: …

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – November 22, 2019

- Analysis
Greg and Pamela discuss Walmart's Produce 2.0, Kroger's Infarm and Ocado plans, the ag labor bill's chances of being signed before the winter break, and Frieda Caplan's upcoming appearance on CBS Sunday Morning.