Emerging Leader Development Program Class 12 Announced

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) has announced the selection of 14 up-and-coming agriculture industry leaders for Class 12 of its Emerging Leader Development Program. Administered by the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation, the creation of the Emerging Leader Development Program back in 2011 has provided 128 young leaders with an immersive experience on the many issues facing the industry …

Farm Policy Should Focus on Food Security

By Frank Giles As talks get underway for the 2023 Farm Bill, the Biden administration has made it clear that its focus will be on climate change. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack made the priority clear when he took the lead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). “USDA is committed to addressing climate change through actions that are farmer, …