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.

NatureSweet Announces Launch of New Dulce Italiano Peppers

November 30, 2020 NatureSweet

NatureSweet® ( is the single source solution for greenhouse grown vegetables. NatureSweet® has launched the sweetest new veggie, the NatureSweet® Dulce Italiano Sweet Peppers.

AppHarvest Plants First Tomato Crop with Harvest Expected in Grocery Stores Early Next Year

November 30, 2020 AppHarvest

AppHarvest today announced it has planted its first tomato crop at the company’s high-tech controlled environment agriculture facility in Morehead, Ky. The crop is scheduled to be harvested and available at leading U.S. grocery stores in early 2021.

AppHarvest Hires Nissan’s Travis Parman as Chief Communications Officer

November 30, 2020 AppHarvest

An Appalachian native, Parman joins AppHarvest after serving in a number of global communications roles since 2012 in Paris, Tokyo and Nashville with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance — most recently as vice president for Nissan Americas and president of the Nissan Foundation.

North China’s Tianjin Shawo Fruit Radish Celebrates Harvesting Season

Since the 1930s, Shawo fruit radish has been exported to Hong Kong, Japan and Southeast Asian countries, and is well-known at home and abroad.