Dana Boyle welcomed the group of visitors to her family’s farm, adding, “I’m not nervous about this. I don’t know whether I should be.”
The Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule will go into full implementation for large U.S. farms in the summer of 2019. But recordkeeping must start this year.
Cabbage was once a mainstay of Carroll County farmers. Local growers say 25 years ago 5 percent of the nation’s cabbage supply came from this mountainous region. Today, 78 percent of the nation’s cabbage is grown in five other states, but some Carroll County growers still make a profit...
Crunchy cucumbers are not only a low-calorie snack; they also are a highly nutritious addition to any meal.
All it took was a warehouse, cooling units and a large loading dock to help the fresh produce industry in Southwest Virginia take off.