The Last Harvest – A Must Watch!

 

The Last Harvest is an award-winning documentary that offers a rare glimpse into the hopes, hardships, and uncertain futures of three family growers.

These essential workers have continued to play a crucial role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and this documentary raises awareness of their challenges and contributions to feeding America.

Learn how immigration reform, an improved guest worker program, and innovation and collaboration can provide possible solutions.

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FDA Public Meetings: AG Water Requirements

The FDA will hold two ‘virtual’ public meetings on the proposed rule “Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption Relating to Agricultural Water” with the purpose to discuss the proposed rule and facilitate the public’s evaluation and commenting process on the proposed rule.

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Food Waste is a Growing Problem

A new report shows over one-third of the food produced in the U.S. is never eaten. Not only does this waste resources used to produce food, but it also creates a myriad of environmental impacts, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in its latest report.

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Congress is only solution to labor crisis

 

As hard as it is to achieve, the bipartisan effort of Congress is the only way forward to meaningful farm labor reform.  Executive actions by any administration won’t provide needed reforms to farm labor and the H-2A program.

 

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Five trends driving logistics in 2022

COVID-19 dramatically altered supply chain logistics. E-commerce shifted into overdrive, while factories scaled back operations, ports worked at limited capacity, and trucker shortages wreaked havoc with getting products in the hands of consumers. Despite these problems and continuing inflation, demand shows no signs of slowing

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