In This Issue:

Tucker Carlson to speak at FFVA 2015

Journalist and pundit Tucker Carlson will give an overview on the political lay of the land and key themes for the 2016 presidential election during his keynote address at FFVA 2015. Carlson serves as co-host of FOX & Friends Weekend, which airs weekends from 6 to 10 a.m. He joined Fox News Channel in 2009. [...]

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The Alliance for Food and Farming continues its fight for facts

The Alliance for Food and Farming has, since 2010, been dedicated to correcting common misperceptions about pesticide residues and produce safety. The organization has focused its work on countering communication that could scare consumers from fresh, nutritious fruits and vegetables. Its Safe Fruits and Veggies initiative presents science-backed information to help consumers make intelligent purchasing [...]

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Producer member profile – The Lighthouse Café

– Feeding the body, healing the soul –      Occasionally, Harvester’s Producer Member Profile features charitable and community-oriented efforts by FFVA members. The Lighthouse Café began in 1993 with a box of doughnuts and a donated building. FFVA producer member Paul Allen of R.C. Hatton and three others in the Everglades Agricultural Area — Rick [...]

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Trade associate member update – Sakata Seed America

FFVA trade associate member Sakata Seed America has international roots that go back 100 years. The company is a subsidiary of Sakata Seed Corporation, headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, which became the first Japanese company to export seed and has since been actively involved in the development of new and improved vegetable and flower varieties around [...]

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Flashback – RCMA celebrates 30 years of service

– From the Harvester, Holiday issue 1995 – In 1965, the Redlands Christian Migrant Association started in Dade County with one center, and has since grown to an organization with 70 different programs – day care, health care, outreach. At 52 centers in 17 counties, it touches the lives of about 6,000 children each year, and [...]

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Featured video – Join us at FFVA 2015

FFVA’s 72nd annual convention takes place Sept. 23-25 at The Breakers, Palm Beach. Watch a video preview of all the excitement here.

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