Tomato, Pepper Listening Sessions Scheduled with USDA RMA

Clint Thompson Florida, Georgia, Tomatoes, Top Posts

Florida and Georgia tomato and pepper producers are invited to listening sessions with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA). Feedback about potential production and revenue history policy is wanted for both commodities.

The fresh market tomato sessions are for growers in South Florida, industry members and regional insurance representatives. The pepper sessions are for fresh market growers in South Florida and Georgia, industry members and regional insurance representatives.

Here is the schedule for both commodity sessions:

Tomato

Tuesday, Aug. 3; 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Gulf Coast Research Center

Wimauma, Florida

813-419-6670

Wednesday, Aug. 4; 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

University of Florida/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center

Immokalee, Florida

239-658-3400

Pepper

Wednesday, Aug. 4; 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

University of Florida/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center

Immokalee, Florida

239-658-3400

Thursday, Aug. 5; 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Palm Beach County Extension Office 559

West Palm Beach, Florida

561-233-1700

Tuesday, August 10, 2021; 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Via Zoom

Contact information

Please contact Andre Williamson, President of Agralytica, which is working under contract with the USDA RMA with any questions regarding the content of this invitation or to provide additional feedback regarding production and revenue history coverage for peppers. Williamson can be reached at 240-432-0308 or at awilliamson@agralytica.com. If you email, please include “Peppers PRH insurance” as your subject line.

Comments will be accepted by phone or email until Aug. 31.