PMA: The Disneyland of the Produce Industry

By: Quincie Gourley, Junior agricultural communication major The Produce Marketing Association (PMA), Fresh Summit Convention and Expo were held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The PMA Convention and Expo are looked as the Disneyland to produce industry professionals. I could relate none-the-less to that analogy.  There was no way to understand the size and volume of the … More PMA: The Disneyland of the Produce Industry

Going Full Circle: Overcoming Assumptions In the Land Down Under

Written by Diane Meyer, Animal Science Senior “The best thing you can do is to completely embrace the culture. Try new things and don’t be afraid to branch out of your comfort zone.” This piece of advice from the orientation leader seemed cliché and obvious to myself and the other 58 American interns sitting in a conference … More Going Full Circle: Overcoming Assumptions In the Land Down Under

Produce(ing) Knowledge: Agriculture communications meets the produce industry.

Written by Camille Cordisco, Agricultural Communication Senior “Refreshing Ideas” was written across a giant green banner as my classmates and I walked into the Anaheim Convention Center late last Wednesday night. We entered our orientation to find 40 plus college students from twelve other universities, all participating in the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit Conference … More Produce(ing) Knowledge: Agriculture communications meets the produce industry.