GFVGA Announces COVID-19 Handbook for Georgia Ag Laborers

Dan Coronavirus, Education, Georgia, Industry News Release

(GFVGA) — The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, GFVGA, in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Public Health, Georgia Department of Agriculture and the University of Georgia Extension, has developed a practical and comprehensive COVID-19 handbook for growers and farm labor contractors in the specialty crop industry. Written specifically for Georgia growers, Protecting Yourself Against the Coronavirus, focuses on maintaining a safe and healthy …


USTR Calls for Investigation of Imported Squash and Cucumbers

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Vegetables

Action Follows Recent Blueberry, Strawberry and Bell Pepper USTR Initiatives (GFVGA) — Friday, December 4, 2020. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer issued a letter to the Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) requesting investigations into the import of cucumbers and squash and the effect on the domestic seasonal markets. The request is to investigate the monthly price trends, including an analysis and …


Georgia Farm Recovery Block Grant Application Guide OPEN!

Dan Economy, Georgia, Industry News Release

(GFVGA) — At the end of February, Governor Kemp announced details surrounding the $347 million in federal block grant funds that the state has secured to combat the devastation incurred by Hurricane Michael. The state will began accepting applications for block grant funds.  Georgia farmers and forest landowners in 95 eligible counties (see map below), who suffered losses to beef, dairy, …

The annual Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference (SERFVC) is underway in Savannah, Georgia. And Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers

Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference Underway

Dan Fruits, Vegetables

The annual Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference (SERFVC) is underway in Savannah, Georgia. Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) Executive Director, Charles Hall, told Ag Net Media’s newest team member, Clint Thompson, this show is a great opportunity for growers to come and learn more about what’s going on in the industry.