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Rand Green


Rand has been writing for The Produce News since March 1984. He is one of this publication's senior writers, and has been Western editor for many years.

His 30-year involvement in agribusiness journalism began in 1970 with experience on a small daily newspaper as a business and agricultural reporter. Subsequently, he has worked as managing editor of the Arizona Farmer-Ranchman and as publisher/ editorial director of California Grower magazine and has written for such food and agricultural industry publications as Groups & Chains, Snack Foods, Intermountain Food Retailer, Farm & Power Equipment, Food Chemical News and Grain Age.

His articles have also been published in various other trade and consumer publications such as Sports Afield, Camperways, Modern Materials Handling, Western Paint Review, Arizona Professional Engineer, New Mexico Transporter, Apartment News, Incentive Marketing, Pool & Spa News, The Builder, Healthview Newsletter and Antiques & Collectibles. He is former editorial director of River Runner magazine.

Rand holds a bachelor of arts degree in history with minors in English and communications, and has done post-graduate work in marketing and business management. He is the founder of Rand Green Communications which specializes in graphic design, writing and editing, photography, newsletter publishing and web site development services for a variety of commercial clients.