In This Issue:

2016 Trends in produce

– What are people eating? Trends in produce consumption for 2016 – It’s a new year for fruits and vegetables and the trend reports are in. Think less waste, more main dishes, international flavors and local sourcing. The quest to know more about our food continues to grow, especially among younger consumers. People are more [...]

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2016 Legislative preview

- Legislative session begins – Lawmakers in Tallahassee have swung into action earlier than usual this year, with the typical March start date pushed up to Jan. 12. Legislators will take up a number of measures important to agriculture. Because the Florida Legislature is only in regular session for two months of the year, it [...]

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Producer member profile

– Producer Rick Roth runs for Congress – What makes someone decide after decades of farming to run for U.S. Congress? Republican Rick Roth says it’s simply the next step in a lifetime of community service and grassroots political activism. Roth filed in December to run for Florida’s 18th Congressional District seat being vacated by [...]

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Trade associate member update

Speedling – Changing the transplant world for 50 years FFVA trade associate member Speedling Inc. is a nationwide transplant company that began life in 1968 in the Ruskin area of Florida’s Hillsborough County.  That was when farmers George Todd and Bud Leisey invented a new way to grow and transplant seedlings that continues to innovate. [...]

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Flashback – 1995

 - On the occasion of former FFVA President John C. Norris’ induction into the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame, we take a look back on his service to FFVA. From The Harvester, first quarter 1995 FFVA President John Norris In his relatively new role as president of FFVA, John Norris boils his primary agenda down [...]

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VIDEO: Emerging Leader Development Program – 2015 Highlights

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