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Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plan Released to Address Unfair Mexican Imports »
After receiving over 326 comments on the official USTR Docket and holding hearings to listen to testimony from industry le...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Future of Food Safety is “Smarter” – Start Preparing Now »
Recently FDA released their most recent initiative New Era of Smarter Food Safety . It’s built the principle of “achievab...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 Prep for the Fall »
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association staff have been actively working...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Members to Testify on Unfair Mexican Trade Practices »
GFVGA members will be testifying at two upcoming hearings of the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the Uni...
Monday, August 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet GFVGA's Director of Legislative Affairs: Chris Butts »
After 12 years with the Georgia Green Industry Association, Chris Butts joins the GFVGA team as director of legislative af...
Friday, July 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia Vegetables Added to List of CFAP Eligible Crops »
In June, GFVGA appealed to USDA to expand the list of crops eligible for the Corona Food Assistance Program (CFAP). The in...
Friday, July 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Resources for COVID-19 Testing »
GFVGA continues to work with state officials to keep our members informed of best practices and the latest guidelines on C...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
2020 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...
Monday, May 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FSA Multiple Entity Regulations »
The Farm Service Agency, FSA, has released regulations that list the date for determining ownership interest in an entity....
Tuesday, February 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
2020 Board of Directors Annual Leadership Summit »
The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, GFVGA, Board of Directors met in Atlanta for their annual Board Meeti...
Friday, January 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Leads Training and Roundtable Discussion with Industry Leaders »
The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, GFVGA, recently hosted the first Georgia Specialty Crop Association L...
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...

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