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Thursday, December 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
USCIS Proposes Large Increases to H-2A, Other Immigration Program Application Fees »
On November 14, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it would increase immigration fees charged by the...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Ag Labor Relations Forum »
The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, GFVGA, held the fourth annual Agricultural Labor Relations Forum in T...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Insights on FDA’s “Smarter Era of Food Safety” Meeting »
In October, the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting to discuss “A Smarter Era of Food Safety....
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia Grows it Best Farm Tour »
By Mary Kendall Dixon, GFVGA Communications Coordinator To finish out September, membership coordinator, Jennifer Whitl...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Heads to the Hill »
  By Mary Kendall Dixon, GFVGA Communications Coordinator   GFVGA staff and board members spent Sept. 1...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trade and Disaster Assistance Available to Georgia Agricultural Producers Impacted by Tariffs and Na »
By  Tas Smith, State Executive Director, USDA Farm Service Agency, Georgia   Agricultural producers are f...
Monday, September 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Submits H-2A Comments to the Department of Labor »
Only July 26, the U.S. Department of Labor published proposed changes to the H-2A program regulations. This is extremely i...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Using Technology to Improve the Safety of Healthy Fruits and Vegetables »
September is National Fruit and Vegetable month as well as Food Safety Education month.  As both subjects converge, i...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Your New Membership Coordinator: Jennifer Whitlow »
Jennifer Whitlow brings love for service and passion for agriculture to GFVGA as the new membership coordinator....
Thursday, August 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Produce Advocacy Bootcamp Trains First-Timers of United Fresh Washington Conference »
The annual United Fresh Washington Conference in Washington, D.C. brings together hundreds throughout the fresh produc...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Technology Insights for Future of Food Safety on Farms »
Many of you may have read or heard about an announcement from the FDA in April of this year, encompassing a statement from...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCAE Announces "Tips for Surviving Wage and Hour Investigations of OFLC Desk Audits" Webinar »
The National Council of Agricultural Employers, NCAE, is hosting the second installment of its educational webinar series,...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Department of Commerce Refutes Mexican Claims of No Dumping »
On July 24, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced that Mexican tomatoes are being dumped in the United States. T...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crisis Communications Webinar Series Announcement »
Prepare for a Crisis Before it Happens By Beth Oleson The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association i...
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fox Business in South Georgia »
Fox Business from New York made their way to South Georgia at the beginning of July to speak with produce growers about th...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
GFVGA Membership Benefit with iFood Decision Science »
                            The Georgia Fruit an...
Monday, July 8, 2019
ALERT! Southeast Regional Conference Hotel Scam »
The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference has been alerted that unauthorized housing companies (called hotel “...
Monday, June 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA Expands Crop Insurance Program for Georgia Produce »
The USDA Risk Management Agency, RMA, in Valdosta is expanding their crop insurance program for the 2020 Crop Year. The Ge...
Monday, June 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disaster Assistance Bill Passed President »
GFVGA expresses appreciation to the Georgia Congressional delegation for passing the long-awaited disaster assistance pack...
Friday, June 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vidalia Onion Business Council awards Courtney Wilkes Scholarship to Karli Williams Williams »
The Vidalia Onion Business Council, VOBC, awards Karli Williams as the 2019 recipient of the Courtney Wilkes Ag and Vet S...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Packing Shed Sanitation & Environmental Monitoring Hands-On Workshop a Success »
“I’ve been to a lot of food safety workshops but this was by far the best workshop I’ve ever attended,” said Tony Jones, f...
Thursday, May 9, 2019
2019 RFP for GA Grown Pavilion at Fresh Summit Released »
The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association is seeking bids for the design and installation of the Georgia Grown P...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
USMCA Trade Deal Projected to Devastate South Georgia Counties »
It is hard to imagine rural Georgia without imagining county roads lined with vegetable fields and signs advertising fresh...
Thursday, May 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Economic Impact of the USMCA on Georgia's Small Fruit and Vegetable Industries »
The University of Georgia (UGA) recently released a Policy Brief on The Economic Impact of the United States Mexico a...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Brim Testifies Before US House Subcommittee Regarding Ag Labor »
On April 3, 2019, GFVGA Board Member Bill Brim Testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judicia...
Thursday, March 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
USMCA and Trade Legislation Update »
As you know, GFVGA is concerned the United States Mexico Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) will allow Mexico to continue unfa...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Hosts Ag Disaster Funding Update »
The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) hosted more than 250 farmers and agribusinesses at the UGA Con...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sign the Disaster Relief Letter »
SIGN THE LETTER!!! Farmers across Georgia and other southeastern states were severely impacted by Hurricane...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Produce Safety Rule Inspection Form 4056 Now Available, Inspections Start Spring 2019 »
The  Inspection Form 4056  and other relevant information for Produce Safety Rule (PSR) inspections is finally a...
Thursday, December 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crop Insurance Pilot Study »
At the recent Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Board of Directors meeting, the  USDA Risk Management A...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Applauds Congress for Farm Bill Passage »
GFVGA expresses appreciation to the House and Senate for their bipartisan approval of the 2018 Farm Bill. Today the House...
Friday, December 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SE Regional Scholarships Available for Producers with Hurricane Losses »
In the wake of Hurricane Michael, many growers are suffering devastating losses.  We...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Hosts Agricultural Labor Relations Forum »
Legislation and labor were the focus at the 2018 Georgia Agricultural Labor Relations Forum. The Georgia Fruit and Vege...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Pushes for Federal Assistance to Farms Damaged by Hurricane Michael »
A delegation representing Georgia's specialty crop industry visited a number of congressional offices last week to inform...
Monday, November 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Warns of Potential Elimination of the SE Produce Industry if USMCA (NAFTA 2.0) is Approved »
The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association has filed comments with the International Trade Commission regarding t...

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