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Produce Marketing Association (PMA): The Produce Marketing Association is a leading global trade association serving the entire produce and floral supply chains by enhancing the marketing of produce, floral and related products and services worldwide.

United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association: United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association’s mission is to promote the growth and success of produce companies and their partners. Site includes industry news and applicable information.

Western Growers Association: Western Growers Association provides growers of fresh produce in California and Arizona with support programs. Site includes product price indices, industry news and more.

Florida Citrus Mutual: Florida Citrus Mutual publishes fruit prices, economic statistics and trend stories to help grower members run their businesses more efficiently and effectively. Site features canker updates, calendar of events and news clips.

Florida Tomato Committee: Everything you need to know about Florida tomatoes – even recipes.

Florida Strawberry Growers Association: The Florida Strawberry Growers Association has more than 100 grower members representing over 8,000 acres of strawberries in Florida, the majority of which are in the Plant City-Dover area.

Florida Gift Fruit Shippers Association: The association provides representation and educational assistance to members. Site offers a variety of information and an opportunity to order fruit via direct links to members.

National Potato Promotion Board: The National Potato Promotion USPB was one of the first commodity groups to promote its product “generically” and to develop a nutrition label approved by the USDA and FDA. Site features consumer and foodservice potato recipes, chef profiles and nutritional and historical information on the potato.

New Varieties Development and Management Corporation (NVDMC): NVDMC supports new variety development research in Florida to provide Florida citrus growers unique and high value varieties for fresh and processed uses. NVDMC also serves as the licensing agent for domestic and international public and private varieties, providing growers and nurseries access to proprietary fresh fruit varieties, while also introducing citrus varieties for commercial growers to trial through the FAST TRACK program with the University of Florida and early evaluation opportunities with selections developed by the USDA Agricultural Research Service.

CropLife America: ACPA promotes the environmentally sound use of crop protection products for the economical production of safe, high quality, abundant food, fiber and other crops. Site describes programs, issues and events.

Agricultural Communicators of Florida: The Agriculture Communicators of Florida combines the expertise of communications professionals representing Florida’s major agricultural organizations to provide a unified, credible information source for journalists and the public.

National Agri-Marketing Association: Provides agri-marketing professionals access to solutions and opportunities through contacts, knowledge, and skills in the agriculture, food, and fiber industry

Florida Ag in the Classroom: Florida Ag in the Classroom, Inc. is a non-profit organization working to develop agricultural curricula and materials, distribute materials and teach teachers to use these curricula and materials to educate Florida’s youth about agriculture.

Fruit & Veggies – More Matters: Fruits & Veggies—More Matters™ is the new health initiative that will help you do just that: practical tips on how to get more fruits and veggies in your family’s diet, recipes to make fruits and veggies everyone’s favorite, and nutrition information that teaches you how to keep a good balance.

Florida Specialty Crop Foundation: Florida Specialty Crop Foundation, a nonprofit subsidiary of FFVA, works to support research and educational activities that benefit Florida’s fruit and vegetable producers and farmworker families. The mission of the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation is to benefit the general public through initiatives that provide solutions to challenges facing specialty crop producers and their stakeholders.

Produce for Better Health: Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization whose mission is to achieve increased daily consumption of fruits and vegetables for better health by leveraging private industry and public sector resources, motivating key consumer influencers, and promoting fruits and vegetables directly to consumers.

Sunshine Sweet Corn Farmers of Florida: This site provides educational and promotional information regarding fresh Florida sweet corn.

The Alliance for Food & Farming: The mission of the Alliance for Food and Farming is to provide a voice for farmers to communicate their commitment to food safety and care for the land. The Alliance’s website also promotes ‘facts, not fears’ when it comes to education on food safety.

Growing Matters: Stories, facts and expert research outlining the key issues around crop production and plant protection – and easy ways for you to make your voice heard in support.

The Food Institute: The Food Institute is a non-profit organization that provides objective and balanced coverage of food trends, food policy and key issues in food, on a daily basis.

Florida Farm to School Program: Florida’s Farm to School initiative allows students to gain access to healthy, local foods as well as education opportunities such as school gardens, cooking lessons and farm field trips.

GMO Answers: GMO Answers is an initiative committed to responding to questions about how food is grown. Its goal is to make information about GMOs in food and agriculture easier to access and understand. GMO Answers is funded by the members of The Council for Biotechnology Information.

IGSA: They are a nonprofit, professional association of sprout growers and companies that supply products and services to the sprout industry. Their principle goal is to promote the sprout industry and to encourage the exchange of information among sprout growers and commercial suppliers.


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