Bruce Talbott, co-owner/operator of Talbott's Mountain Gold, has been elected president of the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) Board of Directors. He succeeds long-time president Robert Sakata of Sakata Farms.
To emphasize the importance of organic production, Western Growers (WG) and the Organic Produce Network (OPN) have formed a strategic partnership, and this week announced that Western Growers will be the presenting sponsor of the Organic Grower Summit 2021.
USDA has reopened signups for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) as of April 5, 2021. As part of the Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative, farmers and ranchers will have at least 60 days to apply or make modifications to existing CFAP 2 applications.