Year: 2020

CFVGA Seventh Annual Conference Feb. 17-18, 2021

­For Immediate Release:  Nov. 30, 2020 Contact:             Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org   The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) will hold its seventh annual conference Feb. 17-18, 2021, using a virtual format. Registration for the event is just $20 for members registering early.   “With a very reasonable registration rate and no …

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Colorado Peach Growers Urge Consumers to Enjoy Colorado Peaches, Current Recall for Out-of-State Peaches ONLY

For Immediate Release:  Aug 26, 2020 Contact:                       Marilyn Bay Drake 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org   Colorado peach growers now in the middle of peach harvest are concerned that the recall of out-of-state peaches could impact peach sales and are urging Colorado consumers to check the source of their peaches and to continue enjoying Colorado …

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Produce Growers Talk Policy, Production with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner

For Immediate Release:  Aug.11, 2020 Contacts:             Robert Sakata 303-947-3097 or rtsakata@aol.com                               Marilyn Bay Drake 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org Northern Colorado produce growers had a chance to talk about the impact of Covid-19 on their operations with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardener last Saturday afternoon. The visit was hosted by Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers …

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Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Continues to Monitor Salmonella Outbreak in Neighboring States, Will Keep Members Aware and Public Aware of New Developments   

For Immediate Release: July 31,  2020 Contacts:           Robert Sakata 303-947-3097 or rtsakata@aol.com Marilyn Bay Drake 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org         The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) is monitoring the salmonella outbreak potentially associated with raw red onions, which the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has identified in 23 states outside of …

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Colorado Produce Industry Responds to COVID-19, CFVGA to Offer Growers Free Webinar on Communicating with Customers March 25

For Immediate Release: March 19, 2020 The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) and its grower members are very concerned about the impact COVID-19 is having on Coloradans’ physical, economic and social health. “We join authorities in urging Coloradans to comply with safety guidelines laid out by our state and to be considerate of others …

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CFVGA Wraps Up Successful Sixth Annual Conference

For Immediate Release:  March 4, 2020 More than 300 growers, allied industry companies, produce buyers and other produce enthusiasts gathered Feb. 25-26 in Denver for the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) 6th Annual Conference. Newly elected to the CFVGA Board of Directors were David Harold, Tuxedo Corn Company, Olathe, and Dave Maynard, FreshPack …

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Boulder County Extension Agent Adrian Card Named CFVGA Member of the Year

For Immediate Release:  March 5, 2020 Adrian Card, Colorado State University (CSU) Boulder County Extension Agent and Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) founding board member, was named the CFVGA Robert Sakata 2019 Member of the Year. The honor was announced last week during CFVGA’s 6th Annual Conference awards luncheon. “This is a really …

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CFVGA Sixth Annual Conference Feb. 24-25, 2020, Small Farms Workshop Track to be Featured, Free Memberships for New Grower Attendees

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) will feature a small farms workshop track throughout its sixth annual conference Feb. 24-25 at the Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel. Workshop sessions will include produce pricing strategies, developing & implementing a farm food safety plan, farm labor management best practices and recordkeeping & farm management. “Most who …

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