Archive | November, 2012

Political winds swirling for labor outlook

For 38 years, FFVA and other key agriculture organizations have offered employers an intensive seminar to ensure they are up to speed on all things labor: immigration policy, wage and hour laws, I-9 compliance, transportation regulations, workers compensation and much more. This year’s annual Agricultural Labor Relations Forum featured a lineup of experts on a [...]

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Fresh ideas in the fresh produce industry

New is the name of the game in the produce business. Growers and marketers are always looking for the next best thing to offer consumers, whether it’s innovation in taste, convenience or packaging. FFVA member William G. Roe & Co. took its Noble brand on the road to the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit in [...]

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Producer member profile

During its annual convention in September, FFVA saluted a group of its members who have been a part of the association for more than 25 years. At the top of the list was Oviedo-based Nelson & Co. The family-owned company will celebrate 70 years of FFVA membership in 2013. A lot has happened in those [...]

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At The Table Public Relations – No cookie-cutter campaigns

At The Table Public Relations has been achieving results for clients for almost three decades. As a food-focused public relations firm specializing in the produce industry, the team of public relations professionals based in Tampa is the agency of record for Florida-based Sweetbay Supermarket, one of the Delhaize America banners; the Georgia Pecan Commission; Georgia [...]

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From the Harvester, November 1968

Washington legislation and its consequences on agricultural labor With the closing of the 90th Congress came the expiration of certain proposed legislation pertaining to agricultural labor, which if enacted would have had serious adverse effects on Florida agriculture. FFVA’s position on the proposed bills was stated in a letter from Joffre C. David addressed to [...]

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FFVA Annual Report

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