Archive | December, 2015

Reach of the Clean Water Act remains unclear

UPDATE: DECEMBER 17, 2015 HERE In an increasingly environment-focused era, the Clean Water Act was signed into law in 1972 with the intent to preserve water quality in the United States by regulating discharges of pollution into the country’s navigable waters. Although the intent of the law was for the federal government to regulate “navigable [...]

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What we’re thankful for this year

This year Harvester asked members to share what they are most thankful for during the holidays. We received more responses than ever before, and we thank everyone who responded. Several themes stood out. The first was family. Those who are blessed with a close and loving family appreciate this above all else, but faith and [...]

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Producer member profile

Tracy Duda Chapman – Helping to make Florida the best place to live and work As a young girl, Tracy Duda Chapman had a pretty good idea of where her talents would take her. Today, as A. Duda & Sons’ senior vice president/general counsel and chief executive officer of Duda’s subsidiary The Viera Company, she [...]

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Member benefit spotlight – C.H. Robinson and FFVA’s Transportation Program

One of the exclusive benefits FFVA offers its growers, packers and shipper members is the FFVA Transportation Program. This unique program offers members access to consultative account management, tailored pricing options, national surge capacity and business intelligence. All of these resources are provided without any fees or commitment of freight. “Collaborative relationships are essential when [...]

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Flashback – 1955

Flashback: 1955 – 60 Years Ago From “The First 25 Years -  A History of the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association” by Robert Bobroff, 1993 When the FFVA Board of Directors met on October 3 at the Fountainbleau, Miami Beach, it received a confidential report from the special committee on salaries. It was a detailed [...]

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