On Tuesday, June 9, Western Growers, United Fresh Produce Association and the American Frozen Food Institute held an industry stakeholder discussion to review COVID-19 guidance for produce operations.

Click here to access a recording of the call.

The three organizations have teamed up to develop COVID-19 guidance for the produce industry, which is a companion document to the recently-released guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).

Cory Lunde

I receive daily inquiries from our shipper-members concerning problems on sales transactions happening on a real-time basis, or after the fact, and the member is endeavoring to arrive at a resolution. On such occasions, the inquiring-caller tells me that a federal inspection for condition and quality was secured at contract destination and he/she has granted the buyer Protection. My immediate follow up question is always to ask the caller what Protection means to them. Needless to say, I receive many unique explanations.

Bryan Nickerson

Join David Berry of Fieldin this Thursday for an “Innovating in Challenging Times” webinar  on the importance of remote visibility and actionable data. He will discuss Fieldin’s Remote Farm Management Platform, which leverages real-time data from spraying, harvesting and other mechanized field activities to help specialty crop growers improve operational efficiencies. He will also be sharing aggregate benchmark data from the past seasons in California.

Chardae Heim


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