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Yamaha Motorsports Ups U.S. Production, Adds Jobs
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has announced the completion of its ATV production transfer from overseas facilities to the Yamaha Motor Mfg. Corp. of America in Newnan, Ga., adding hundreds of jobs to its U.S. facility. Yamaha also announced that it has opened a second dedicated assembly plant in Newnan for the production of future Side-by-Side (SxS) products. Read More

Fifth Annual Kingdom Farm and Food Days
Kingdom Farm and Food Days (KFF) is presented in collaboration by the Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE), NOFA-VT, High Mowing Organic Seeds (HMS), Pete’s Greens, and the New England Culinary Institute (NECI). It is a celebration of Vermont farms, local foods, gardens, small producers, and agricultural businesses. Workshops, food and tours will be available to all attendees. Read More

Domex Superfresh Launches Instagram Promotion
Building on the recent launch of a new consumer-focused website, Domex Superfresh Growers is pleased to announce a new Instagram promotion called "Picture a Healthier You." It will utilize the company’s Instagram account and other social properties to promote the increased consumption of apples, pears and cherries and celebrate what consumers love about their fruit. Read More

Toro Launches Drip Irrigation Online Resource
In recognition of Smart Irrigation Month, Toro is pleased to announce its new educational website and e-newsletter, DripTips. The website seeks to educate new and existing drip irrigation users by sharing best practices, how-to guides, tips, trends, videos, webinars, design tools and case studies. In addition, visitors will find the latest irrigation and agricultural news. Read More

High-Value Crop Field Day
On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. CDT to noon, co-sponsors University of Illinois Extension and Trickl-Eez Co., in collaboration with Coldbrook Farm, Inc., will host Aronia Field Day at Coldbrook Farm, located in Momence, Ill. Coldbrook Farm’s John Pilcher will speak about the profitability of this remarkable native fruit, which is disease-resistant. Read More

United Fresh to Host 20 Town Halls in 15 States
United Fresh will launch its fourth Summer Fresh Impact Tour on July 29, kicking off a series of 20 town halls in 15 states reaching coast to coast. "We’re going to cover a lot of ground talking with industry members this summer—in both miles and the diverse topics we’ll be addressing," said United Fresh CEO Tom Stenzel. Read More

GA Blueberry Commission Announces Contest Winners
The Georgia Blueberry Commission is excited to announce the winners of its inaugural "Sweet Georgia Blues Recipe Contest." In celebration of Georgia Blueberry Month, the Georgia Blueberry Commission held its first-ever recipe contest throughout the month of June. Read More

Watsonville Produce Achieves PTI Compliance
Watsonville Produce has implemented RedLine Solutions’ PTI Lite product for the 2013 spinach season. The simple labeling and traceability solution has helped them to achieve PTI compliance while streamlining their processes. Read More

Seedway Names Product & Market Development Manager
Johnny Parker has accepted the position of Seedway product and market development manager for the southeast United States commercial vegetable seed business. Parker brings over 10 years of vegetable industry product development and sales experience to the Seedway vegetable seed team. Read More

Lipman Hires Produce Industry Veteran
Lipman, North America’s largest open-field tomato grower, recently hired Steve Williams, a produce industry veteran with nearly 35 years of experience, to lead a new, customer service-oriented retail initiative. He will focus on creating and enhancing relationships with customers by providing targeted services with solution-driven results. Read More

Florida Citrus Commission Adds Two Top Executives
Two top Florida Department of Citrus executives will start in August after the Florida Citrus Commission approved their salaries. "We’ll have some new eager guys ready to work; I'm excited," said Lake Wales-based grower Marty McKenna, chairman of the commission. Read More

USDA Agrees to Cranberry Purchase
The USDA has agreed to purchase up to $5 million worth of cranberry concentrate. It will then be used in distributions to federal food programs, schools and food banks. The purchase comes after requests from growers, supported by several members of Congress. Read More


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