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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...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Legislative Action: USMCA Testimonies and Hurricane Michael Relief »
NAFTA/USMCA Still In-play The final re-negotiated NAFTA agreement, now called USMCA (US/Mexico/Canada Agreeme...
Friday, October 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hurricane Michael Response Information »
Our thoughts and prayers are extended to all individuals and businesses suffering losses due to Hurricane Michael. To our...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Joins Hundreds for United's Washington Conference »
Last week, GFVGA joined with hundreds of other produce industry representatives for the 2018 Washington  Conference h...
Monday, October 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPDATE on NAFTA/USMCA »
On August 27, 2018, President Trump announced the United States and Mexico reached agreement on a new trade pact that does...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HACCP for Southeastern Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Packinghouses »
October 1-2, 2018 November 19-20, 2018 Sponsored by: UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Cen...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Packing Shed Sanitation & Environmental Monitoring Hands-On Workshop a Success »
Packing shed owners, food safety directors and staff, state regulators, and workshop sponsors at the inaugural Packing She...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register Today: Executive Farm Management Program »
EFM's business and management experts provide tools and resources to  sharpen  participant's farm m...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Visits DC to Discuss NAFTA Issues »
GFVGA Executive Director Charles Hall and Florida Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Executive Director Mike Stuart a...
Monday, August 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAFTA Agreement Does Not Provide Trade Relief for Southeastern Fruit and Vegetable Growers »
LaGrange, Ga. (August 27, 2018) The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association issued the following statement today r...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Signs Letter Supporting Reforms to Trade Priorities and Accountability Act »
GFVGA recently coordinated a letter of support to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer requesting seasonality refor...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Farm Bill Conference Committee Begins Work Soon »
Three members of Georgia’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives have been named to the farm bill conference com...
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What You Need To Know About The New Hands-Free Georgia Law »
From our friends at Georgia Farm Bureau.   On July 1, law enforcement across Georgia began enforcing the new...
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kroger Responds to Industry Concerns Regarding Proposed Payment Terms »
On June 19, The Kroger Company informed grower/shippers of a new NET 90-day payment terms, scheduled to begin August 1. Th...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sweet Corn and Blueberry Billboards in Atlanta »
Sweet Corn and Blueberry billboards have appeared in the Atlanta area this past week in addition to social media posts and...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vidalia Onion Business Council Awards Courtney Wilkes Scholarship to Brittany Braddy »
“As a part of my contribution to the agriculture industry, I want to foster a love for agriculture in my students that wil...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congressman Bishop Sends Letter to Dot Urging Waiver Extension on Electronic Logging Device Rule for »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropr...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
H-2A Agricultural Worker Visa Modernization Efforts »
Over the past twelve months, GFVGA has been working with members of Congress, federal agency personnel and other organizat...

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