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Mission Produce CEO a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year

By   /  Thursday, June 17th, 2021  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Latest news, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

Steve Barnard, the CEO of Mission Produce in Oxnard, is a finalist in the 35th annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Greater Los Angeles Award, the accounting and consulting firm announced June 17. Barnard is one of 31 finalists, all of them were selected by an independent panel. The virtual award ceremony Read More →

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Mission Produce earnings up, buoyed by rising avocado consumption

By   /  Friday, June 11th, 2021  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Earnings, Latest news, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

Rising avocado sales helped Mission Produce turn a profit in the second quarter of 2021 after posting a loss a year earlier. The Oxnard-based avocado distributor generated earnings of $7.4 million, or 10 cents per diluted share, for the quarter ended April 30, the company announced on June 10. In the same quarter last year, Read More →

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Limoneira, Calavo both report earnings growth as produce industry continues recovery

By   /  Tuesday, June 8th, 2021  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Earnings, Latest news, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

Santa Paula-based agribusinesses Limoneira and Calavo Growers both reported positive earnings in their second quarter financial results released June 8, with both saying their earnings mark a return back to pre-pandemic form. Limoneira reported earnings of $1.5 million for the quarter, or 10 cents per share, up from a loss of $5.3 million in the Read More →

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Farmers, water agencies brace for drought

By   /  Friday, June 4th, 2021  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

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Our View: Region’s growers and farmworkers need help with labor issues

By   /  Friday, May 21st, 2021  /  Agribusiness, Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  No Comments

Add the treatment of agricultural workers from Mexico to the growing list of the foreign policy items on the agenda for the Biden administration. In the latest dust-up, the Mexican ambassador, Esteban Moctezuma Barragán, has written Labor Secretary Marty Walsh invoking the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement to protest treatment of farmworkers in the United States.Issues raised Read More →

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Ventura County Farm Bureau CEO to retire

By   /  Friday, May 21st, 2021  /  Agribusiness, East Ventura County, Latest news, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

John Krist, the CEO of the Ventura County Farm Bureau, will retire in February after 14 years with the organization, the Farm Bureau said in a May 21 news release. Krist joined the Farm Bureau in 2008 and as the CEO he was responsible for managing the staff, daily operations and finances. He also recommended Read More →

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Apeel Sciences broadens its scope with first acquisition

By   /  Friday, May 14th, 2021  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, left, South Coast, Sponsored, Startups, Subscriber content, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Apeel Sciences broadens its scope with first acquisition

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