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Wednesday, December 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Applauds and Thanks 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...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 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...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Attends Farm Bill Fly-In in Washington D.C. »
GFVGA Executive Director Charles Hall joined with several other commodity organizations and United Fresh for a Farm Bill f...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Now Accepting Application for 2018 Golden Radish Award »
Applications are now open for the 2018 Golden Radish Award, Georgia’s premier farm to school award.  Presented by Geo...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia Blueberry Growers Overwhelmingly Approve Continued Blueberry Assessment »
Georgia Blueberry Growers Overwhelmingly Approve Continued Blueberry Assessment Georgia blueberry growers overwhelmi...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia farmers and ranchers: time is running out to complete the 2017 Census of Agriculture »
Georgia farmers and ranchers: time is running out to complete the 2017 Census of Agriculture NASS conducting phon...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia Vegetable Growers Overwhelmingly Approve Continued Vegetable Assessment »
Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2018 Office of Communications 404-656-3689  &nb...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Still Time to be Counted in the 2017 Census of Agriculture »
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2018 – Farmers and ranchers still have time to be counted in the 2017 Census of Agriculture, accord...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Joins Produce Industry to Submit Comments on Transportation for the Fresh Produce Industry »
The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association joined a number of other produce organizations to express  concer...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA Joins United's Government Relations Council on Congressional Visits to Washington »
GFVGA participated in the recent United Fresh Produce Association's Government Relations Council meeting in Washington to...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GAPs Online Produce Safety Course »
The next English GAPs Online Produce Safety Course will begin on February 21, 2018 and run through March 13, 2018 . &nb...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Releases Guidance Documents to help Importers and Food Producers meet new FSMA Standards »
Recently, FDA issued five guidance documents to help importers and food producers meet key food safety provision...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GWA Welcomes 270+ to Annual Conference, Crowns New Queen »
The Georgia Watermelon Association (GWA) recently held its annual meeting in St. Simons, Ga. where they hosted more than 2...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GFVGA to co-host remote participation in Water Summit »
The two-day Water Summit is an opportunity for growers, industry representatives, educators and researchers to discuss wit...

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