Pesticide Use Declines In California

Pesticide use declined in California for a third consecutive year in 2008, according to the Department of Pesticide Regulation.

Safeway Manager Charged With Wire Fraud In Tomato Case

Michael Chavez was charged with two counts of wire fraud Wednesday in Sacramento in the ongoing federal investigation of illegal actions in the processing tomato industry.

Freeze Mauls Florida Citrus, Damage Reported

January 11, 2010 Reuters

Overnight Sunday had seen the harshest freeze yet, and cumulatively, this had taken a toll on the Sunshine State’s citrus crop.

Former Florida Govenor To Keynote United Fresh 2010

Jeb Bush, former Florida governor, brother of 43rd President George W. Bush, and respected business leader, will deliver the keynote address during United Fresh 2010.

Village Farms Converts From Income Trust Structure

Village Farms has completed its conversion from an income trust into a publicly listed corporation.