In This Issue:

FFVA’s Emerging Leader Development Class 3 update

— Tallahassee and more — FFVA’s Emerging Leader Development Class recently returned from the hallways of the Florida Capitol, where they joined FFVA board members to talk with lawmakers about important agriculture issues during this year’s legislative session. “We had a very educational and interesting trip to visit legislators,” said Sonia Tighe, the program’s executive director. [...]

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Calvin Arnold to reprise role of SWFREC director

— Calvin Arnold to reprise role of SWFREC director —   Dr. Calvin Arnold has a habit of making big changes in April. “I’ve been the subject of a fair amount of ribbing with people asking if this is an April Fool’s joke. I said, ‘No, it’s true. I’m actually doing this,’ ” he said. [...]

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Producer profile – Duda Farm Fresh Foods

— The innovations keep on coming — FFVA had a chance to sit down with five key players from Duda Farm Fresh Foods and catch up with a company that boasts a history of forward thinking and innovation. At the table were Jesse Garza, general manager, who has been with the company for 29 years, starting [...]

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Trade associate member update – Crop Production Services

— Products and services tailored to order — Although incarnations of FFVA trade associate member Crop Production Services have been serving the agriculture industry in a multitude of ways for well over 100 years, the company’s philosophy is simple: to provide customers with the products and services they need to grow the best crops possible. [...]

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Flashback From the Harvester, May 1971

— FFVA has its doers — Do trade associations such as FFVA help? Certainly it would seem obvious that our answer would have to be in the affirmative. FFVA is not alone in its opinion, however. A recent article appearing in the Produce Packaging and Marketing Association publication, “Report,” cites a recent survey indicating that [...]

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VIDEO: What members are saying about FFVA

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