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Ag-Tech Research Gives the Produce Industry More Information Sooner

Oct 02, 2017

By: Allison Nepveux, FreshTEC Expo Manager In 2017, the United Fresh Produce Association debuted the technology of 12 research institutions from across the U.S. through the University Showcase held in conjunction with the FreshTEC Conference at the FreshTEC Expo in Chicago. These universities, which included the University of Minnesota, displayed their latest in robotics, automation, […]

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Q&A with Brian Antle, PlantTape USA

Oct 02, 2017

Originally developed in Spain, PlantTape was acquired by Tanimura & Antle in 2014 for technical development and commercialization in the United States. The PlantTape automated transplanting system is ideal for agricultural producers aiming for increased efficiency and productivity in their operations. We spoke with Brian Antle, President, PlantTape USA, to discover more about the innovative […]

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United Fresh Start Foundation to Connect Produce Industry with K-12 School Foodservice Buyers at 2017 Convention

Apr 20, 2017

Washington, D.C. (April 20, 2017) – The United Fresh Start Foundation will continue its engagement with leading K-12 school foodservice buyers by hosting a 2-day networking and education program in Chicago, June 14-15, during the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2017 convention. This annual foundation program, the Produce Forum for School Success, connects the produce industry […]

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Administration Announcement on NAFTA Impacts Agriculture

Mar 01, 2017

The Trump administration recently offered contradictory announcements about the status of U.S. participation in the North American Free Agreement (NAFTA), all within 24 hours. On April 25, the White House announced the president was considering issuing an executive order leading the United States’ withdrawal from the agreement. This announcement created a great deal of consternation […]

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