2023 Arizona Department of Agriculture Forms

2023-02-27T23:03:04+00:00February 27th, 2023|Categories: Premium Content|

The Arizona Department of Agriculture announced that they will require a 72-hour notice for warehouse inspections. As a reminder, the AZDA is required to inspect your warehouse prior to the start of season, even if you previously completed an inspected the year prior. Attached you will find the one-day request form for Sunday inspection service. [...]

FPAA Formalizes National Advocacy Efforts in New Membership Structure

2023-06-19T22:35:19+00:00February 24th, 2023|Categories: Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

Image credit : Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) members met to move forward with a newly adopted dues and membership structure that addresses the ongoing work of the FPAA on a national basis.  The new structure also maintains existing state and local level services in Arizona with [...]

National Organic Standards Board Spring Meeting 2023

2023-02-23T18:26:46+00:00February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

This content provided courtesy of USDA. The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) generally meets twice each year in a public forum to discuss and vote on recommendations to the USDA. These recommendations help the Department develop and refine the organic standards. The in-person meeting will be webcast live for those who cannot travel. Should circumstances [...]

USDA Seeks Nominations For National Watermelon Promotion Board

2023-02-23T18:04:35+00:00February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

This content provided courtesy of the U.S department of agriculture The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations of qualified watermelon producers, handlers, importers, and one public member for nine seats on the National Watermelon Promotion Board. The Secretary of Agriculture will appoint individuals to succeed members whose terms of office expire on Dec. [...]

FPAA, Port Authority, ADOT and Other Stakeholders Meet on Truck Electrification Project

2023-02-23T17:49:47+00:00February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Blog, News|

Matt Mandel, the FPAA representative on the Greater Nogales and Santa Cruz County Port Authority, and Allison Moore attended a meeting of stakeholders working on a project to study electric truck feasibility and the needed area infrastructure to support electric trucks operating in the Sonora-Arizona corridor. The Nogales Port Authority is the principal program sponsor, the [...]