In This Issue:

Florida Agriculture in the Classroom celebrates 30 years

Florida Agriculture in the Classroom is celebrating its 30-year anniversary of teaching students that their food doesn’t just magically appear at Publix. Through its curricula, workshops and other efforts, the non-profit organization is dedicated to educating teachers and students about the importance of the state’s multi-faceted agriculture industry by incorporating lessons about agriculture into subjects [...]

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Christmas cards benefit rural, low-income children

It’s beginning to look a lot like … the 2016 RCMA Christmas Cards Back to school, football, maybe even some color in the leaves … it’s fall. What better time to think about holiday cards? The children who benefit from programs provided by the Redlands Christian Migrant Association have designed a fresh batch of colorful [...]

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Producer member profile – Big Red Tomato Packers

Life is never boring at FFVA producer member Big Red Tomato Packers. In addition to growing and packing tomatoes and peppers, the family team is involved in research into new types of tomatoes, lending a hand to the hungry, helping young people find their way to success and rewarding war heroes. The family’s Florida farming [...]

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Trade associate member update – Plant Health Care

Presenting an opportunity to citrus growers FFVA trade associate member Plant Health Care is a leading provider of scientifically proven biological products for the agricultural industry. The company serves customers in many parts of the world, but at this moment is paying special attention to addressing the needs of Florida citrus growers with its product [...]

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Flashback – From The Harvester, November 2005

Hurricane Wilma hits Florida growers hard Everyone in the path of Hurricane Wilma agrees that the storm was more damaging and affected a larger area than had been anticipated. They also predict it could have an impact on volume and pricing for Florida crops in the next few weeks. The storm swept across south and [...]

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Featured video – Marie Bedner, Bedner Growers

FFVA Board Member Marie Bedner of Bedner Groves talks about what’s important to her family’s operation.

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