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Produce may be perfectly positioned after United Fresh Live

- General News
The produce industry’s first virtual trade show closed June 19 with a spirit of optimism and cooperation.

PMA launches The Essentials of Produce Safety, an online training program

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The Produce Marketing Association has announced the launch of its eLearning certificate course Essentials of Produce Safety, an entirely online, affordable and in-depth program covering the key challenges and best practices in produce safety.

Produce leaders meet with USDA on food box program

- General News
United Fresh and PMA leaders had a lengthy virtual meeting with USDA officials who have direct responsibility for the Farmers to Families food box program.

Get another shot at a Food Box contract

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Produce companies that were denied a USDA Farmers to Families Food Box contract in the first period have an opportunity to earn one for the July 1 segment.

Fresh Summit expo still on – for now

- General News
The Produce Marketing Association posted on its website that it is moving forward with the Fresh Summit expo, scheduled for October 15-17 in Dallas, TX.

PHA and PMA launch COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund in Denver

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The COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund, a partnership program led by The Partnership for a Healthier America and Produce Marketing Association launched in Denver with the first delivery of food boxes filled with produce for families in the Denver area.

PMA provides industry guidance on USDA direct payments for specialty crop producers

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All payments will be limited to $250,000 per person or legal entity and participation in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) or Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL) does not impact eligibility for CFAP or other USDA farm aid programs.

PMA, United issue letter to USDA offering food box assistance

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The following letter was sent by the Produce Marketing Association and the United Fresh Produce Association following the USDA's Farmers to Families Food Box selection process. 

PMA, Partnership for a Healthier America launch COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund

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The program will provide a sustainable and tangible solution to help the nation address one of its most enduring challenges: food insecurity.

Trump to sign more small business stimulus

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $484 billion stimulus bill yesterday after the Senate passed …