Roger Pepperl Set to Retire After 40 Years of Produce Innovation

December 1, 2020 Stemilt

Produce marketer and former retail buyer/merchandiser, Roger Pepperl, is retiring after a 40-year career spent elevating the produce experience for shoppers through innovation, branding, and storytelling. Pepperl has spent 20 years as marketing director for Stemilt, a tree fruit leader based in Wenatchee, Wash.

Announcing Pure Green Farms – Hydroponic Greenhouse Putting Down Roots in Indiana

December 1, 2020 Pure Green Farms

Situated strategically at the crossroads of America, Pure Green Farms is set to begin growing, packaging and distributing fresh leafy greens in February of 2021. The new 4-acre hydroponic indoor farm will employ the most advanced technology available in a safe and sustainable environment year-round.

USDA to Host December Webinars on Importing Specialty Crops

December 1, 2020 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will host webinars on December 3 and 9 to highlight new procedures for submitting documents required for importing specialty crops into the United States. U.S.