Chris Chammoun, the Director of Agricultural Technology (AgTech) at the Center of Innovation joins Derrick Teal, editor-in-chief in discussing how Georgia’s Center of Innovation feeds the world, creates a home in retail for grandma’s recipes, dissects and explains the state’s agricultural industry, and much more.
The week of Father's Day is the perfect time to meet Matt Billings, farmer, father and founder of Ayo Yogurt. Billings has spent his life growing up on his family’s farm in California’s San Joaquin Valley and brings a passion for innovation, healthy living and sustainability to his role as founder of Ayo Almond Yogurt.
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the availability of up to $91.8 million in grant funding to support the economic stability of farmworkers through the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP), overseen by the department’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA).
The FDA is clarifying that states receiving competition A/B funding as part of the State Produce Implementation Cooperative Agreement Program (CAP) may begin routine inspections as early as January 1, 2020.
Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, says there is still a lot of work for lawyers to do, but it’s possible there could be a version of the Farm Bill the House and Senate could agree to sometime in January.