Trevino Letter of Support As Chief Agriculture Negotiator FPAA Signs Onto Letter Supporting Elaine Trevino As Chief Agriculture Negotiator

2021-11-15T20:50:38+00:00October 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Story|

The FPAA signed onto a support letter along with 170 organizations as part of the Ag. Coalition  supporting swift confirmation of Elaine Trevino as the next Chief Agriculture Negotiator at the Office of the U.S. View Letter Now: Trevino Letter of Support_211015

FPAA – Signs Onto ATWG Supply Chain Letter

2021-11-15T20:51:04+00:00October 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Story|

The FPAA signed onto a letter addressed to the U.S. Department of Transportation as part of the Agricultural Transportation Working Group (ATWG.) The letter includes comments that will be used by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) to prepare a report for President Biden on supply chains for the industrial base View Letter Now: Agricultural Transportation Working [...]

FPAA Responds to Senator Rubio’s Letter

2021-10-18T22:22:53+00:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Sen. Marco Rubio may be looking after his fruit and vegetable grower constituents, but once again he is short on facts. Sen. Marco Rubio and some members of the Florida Congressional delegation continue to parrot the same inflammatory rhetoric as their constituents, but they should take a good look in the mirror if they are blaming [...]

FPAA Comments on University of Florida Tomato Study

2021-10-14T21:34:43+00:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

FPAA President, Lance Jungmeyer, commented to The Packer about the University of Florida study that makes misleading claims about tomato imports from Mexico. Below you will find the FPAA’s full written response: The assertions made about Mexican tomatoes in a study by Dr. Zhengfei Guan have been taken out of context, resulting in conclusions that are misleading and [...]

Strategies and Reminders for a Smooth Grape Season

2021-06-24T20:05:42+00:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

The FPAA, the Arizona Department of Agriculture (ADA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have held meetings this week to discuss the ongoing grape season.  The ADA has approximately 100 licensed inspectors on staff this year to assist with inspections.  Additionally, the USDA has a full-time program manager on site to assist with the inspection [...]

With a Focus on the Future of Fresh Produce, FPAA’s Spring Policy Summit 2021 Kicks Off Monthly Webinar Series

2021-05-05T19:46:59+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Story, News, Press Releases|

P.O. Box 848, Nogales, AZ 85628 Ph. (520) 287-2707, Fax (520) 287-2948    For Immediate Release Contact:  Lance Jungmeyer (lance@freshfrommexico.com) or Allison Moore (amoore@freshfrommexico.com) With a Focus on the Future of Fresh Produce, FPAA’s Spring Policy Summit 2021 Kicks Off Monthly Webinar Series The agenda this year included presentations on tackling trade barriers, sustainability, fair trade, [...]

Spring Policy Summit 2021

2021-07-29T16:43:32+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

The FPAA is excited to announce our Virtual Spring Policy Summit coming up in April 2021! You heard the rumblings during Tomato Week 2021, and we are excited to share the details of this three-day event with you now. Spring Policy Summit 2021 (#SPS21) is focused on some of the most important topics for the fresh [...]