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Quarterly publication of the National Watermelon Association

Read about the latest research news, produce legislation, chapter reports, and upcoming events. Access the latest issue here for your laptop, tablet, or smart phone.

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Our 2016 Annual Report is a capsule of accomplishments and member services that were set into motion last year.

The Document serves two specific objectives:

  • Validation of ROI to our members, one and all.
  • A New Member recruiting tool for growers, shippers, & suppliers.

Our daily mantra is to make a positive difference in the lives, and livelihoods, of our members. Click Below to access the annual report.

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Muster is our Association’s portal to our government leaders.

Advocating for what our members need is not a singular job, but rather an all-hands- on deck attitude and approach.

It is our time to Muster our troops and engage with our leaders.

Take action by clicking the tab below, and letting Washington know what you need – what we need – what they must do to help us farm, pack, and ship.

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Seeds for ThoughtNational Watermelon Association Blog

The Internet of Things Is Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes

DANIEL BURRUS, BURRUS RESEARCH WHEN PEOPLE TALK about “the next big thing,” they’re never thinking big enough. It’s not a lack of imagination; it’s a lack of observation. I’ve maintained that the future is always within sight, and you don’t need to imagine what’s already there. Case in point: The buzz surrounding the Internet of Things. What’s the buzz? The Internet of Things revolves around increased machine-to-machine communication; it’s built on cloud computing and networks of data-gathering sensors; it’s mobile, virtual, and instantaneous connection; and they say it’s going to make everything in our lives from streetlights to seaports “smart.” But here’s what I...

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Member Monday: Nunhems USA Helps Growers Become Members

Watermelon farmers are the lifeblood of the National Watermelon Association.  Without their dedication to the soil there would not be a need for the Association.  Thankfully though, there are those that have the diligence and the fortitude to urge little sprouts to grow into the developed vines that bear us so much fruit. That being said, it is imperative that we draw more growers into our Association so that we can share with them all the tools that we have to offer.  With new laws, disease pressures and other adversities, the National Watermelon Association can and does help growers face them with...

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Our Sponsors

Watermelon Load Donors 2017

  • Agraian
  • B&K Farms
  • Big Chuy Produce
  • Browning & Sons
  • Cactus Melon Distributors
  • Capital City Fruit
  • Celli Brothers
  • Coosaw Farms
  • Diamond 99
  • DMC
  • Eagle Eye Produce
  • Eubanks
  • Evans Farms
  • Frey Farms
  • Freyco Produce
  • George Perry & Sons
  • Gibson Produce
  • Giumarra Companies
  • Global Produce
  • Glory Produce
  • H.C. Schmieding Produce Co. LLC
  • Jackson Farming Company
  • Jackson Farms
  • Keith Connell Inc.
  • Kids Choice
  • Kirschenman Ent
  • Leger & Son
  • McMelon
  • Melon 1
  • Melon Acres
  • Mesilla Valley Produce
  • Mouzin Brothers
  • Premier Melon
  • Premier Melon
  • Prime Time International
  • Robinson Fresh
  • SouthEast Growers Inc.
  • Southern Corporate Packers
  • Sun State Produce
  • Sweet Mama Produce, LLC
  • Tucker Family Farms
  • Van Groningen & Sons
  • Vincent Farms
  • Wabash Valley Growers
  • Warren Produce
  • Wiggins Farms
  • Wiggins Farms Wholesale

Our Contributors

  • Borders Melons
  • Alabama Watermelon Association
  • Florida Watermelon Association
  • Georgia Watermelon Association
  • Illiana Watermelon Association
  • MarDel Watermelon Association
  • North Carolina Watermelon Association
  • South Carolina Watermelon Association
  • Texas Watermelon Association

Corporate Partners

  • Nunhems
  • Allen Lund
  • CHEP
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