FULL VERSION: SC Governor Henry McMaster and Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers host agriculture summit at Governor’s Manse

About 20 retail, wholesale and foodservice buyers and other supporters joined Governor Henry D. McMaster and Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers at the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion for an agricultural summit aimed at to promote cooperation between producers and suppliers in the Southeast and to shine the spotlight on South Carolina …

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80-acre farms to grow tomatoes on Fifth Avenue at Guggenheim exhibit

80 Acres Farms will grow tomatoes on one of the busiest streets in new York City outside the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum as part of the new Guggenheim exhibition in collaboration with Rem Koolhaas, “Campaign, the future. “ Together with its business partners Infinite Acres and Priva Holding BV, 80 …

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Need a job? FEMA Hires Florida Help; Shuman Produce is looking for a Marketing Director

If you’re looking for a new job, there are great opportunities this week with Shuman Produce in Reidsville, GA and Florida with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Shuman Produce, which markets sweet onions and Vidalia and Peruvian sweet potatoes all year round under its “RealSweet” label and is one …

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Frieda’s creates personalized Asian vegetable sets for the Lunar New Year

Buyers are more interested in Asian food at home than ever before (61% of them, to be exact), according to consumer research. With that in mind, Frieda’s Specialty Produce, based in Los Alimitos, Calif., Has developed a personalized Asian vegetable program just in time for the Lunar New Year, which …

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Guest authors: Getting employees to sign a COVID-19 waiver is a bad idea

[EDITOR’S NOTE — Co-authors Amy Epstein Gluck and Eric B. Meyer are partners at the law firm FisherBroyles LLP.] Amy Epstein Gluck What we know about COVID-19 has evolved so much over the past five months, forcing businesses to be more nimble than ever to protect themselves from coronavirus liability. In the …

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White House: 70% of SNAP beneficiaries are valid but not working

A new White House study suggests that nearly 70 percent of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) beneficiaries are able-bodied and of working age but are not employed. The Presidential Council of Economic Advisers has just released the research results, which show the same results in several areas of social assistance. …

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TFI obtains the HOS exemption for fertilizers

Fertilizer Institute President and CEO Corey Rosenbusch commended the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for including fertilizer in the list of products covered by the recent hours of service emergency declaration. the agency. This inclusion will help avoid any potential bottlenecks in the fertilizer supply chain during these difficult times. …

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UPL launches OpenAg Center as a global R&D center

UPL Ltd. opens research and development center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina The OpenAg Center, located in the Alexandria Center for AgTech – Research Triangle at 5 Laboratory Drive, will allow UPL to leverage its advanced R&D capabilities in partnership with other innovation-driven companies to characterize , develop and …

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Mastronardi obtains its 5th EFI certification

Mastronardi Produce (marketed under the Sunset brand) has certified its fifth operation through Equitable Food Initiative. This certification makes Mastronardi one of the few companies to have certified five or more operations. Consumers can find a variety of tomatoes and peppers bearing the “Responsibly Grown and Farm Worker Insured” label …

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Make the most of your SEPC Southern Exposure 2021 experience

Southern Exposure 2021: The Rise of Produce Convention & Expo at the Southeast Produce Council will take place April 6-8 in Orlando, Florida. Join the expo ready to make the most of your Southern Exposure experience, with a little planning help here: Registration desk hours Location: Homes Registration Office 1-2 …

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