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Rain caused delay to Santa Maria deal
Weather is always a leading topic of discussion in any agricultural district, but this year — more than any time in almost a decade — rain has dominated the discussion in Santa Maria, CA, just as it has dominated the weather forecast. In fact, it was the number one topic up and down the state throughout January and February and into March. In mid-March, the state of California declared that no part of the state was still... Read more

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Top Brass expanding  in organic potatoes
As a fourth-generation farming operation, growing in the Imperial, Kern and Tulare counties of California, Top Brass Produce has been farming grapes and potatoes in California since 1960, organic potatoes since 2000, and organic grapes since 2005. “All of the potatoes and grapes that Top Brass grows are certified non-GMO by the non-GMO Project,” said Brett Dixon,... Read more

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Courchesne Larose heads to CPMA with growth on its mind
For more than 100 years, Courchesne Larose Ltd. has been a major player on the Canadian fresh fruit and vegetable market — success that has come from a strong commitment to its customers. Courchesne Larose will be exhibiting in Booth No. 1323 at this year’s Canadian Produce Marketing Association show. Meet the team of Courchesne Larose at Booth No.... Read more


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Tasteful Selections expands corporate team
Tasteful Selections has added Celeste Porter to its team as chief financial officer. In this role, Porter is accountable for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the company, including development of financial and operational strategies and metrics, enhancement and monitoring... Read more