Launch of GroupGAP

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced the official launch of GroupGAP, a new certification program that helps small and mid-sized growers and cooperatives meet retailers’ on-farm food safety requirements. Find out more at this link…
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USDA conducting first local foods survey

From Fruit Growers News -The USDA has begun conducting the 2015 Local Food Marketing Practices Survey. USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is conducting this first-time survey to produce official benchmark data on the local food sector in the United States. The Local Food Marketing Practices Survey will ask producers for information on their production and local marketing of...
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