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SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference kicks-off

Vegetable Growers News managing editor Chris Koger is attending the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Georgia. At the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, growers are attending sessions,... more »

Local Bounti opens Texas CEA facility

Construction of Local Bounti Corp.’s latest greenhouse in northeast Texas signals the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) operator’s commitment to reduce food miles throughout the U.S., according to a news release. On Jan. 4, Local Bounti... more »

Paul DiMare, tomato industry giant, dies

Paul DiMare, a man honored as a Florida agricultural giant and the voice of Florida’s tomato industry, has died. DiMare, 81, died on Friday, Dec. 30. A funeral mass is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 6... more »

Strawberry pest controlled by UV lamps

Because of the prominent role strawberries play in Florida winter production, controlling pests is critical. While growers began planting for this year’s harvest in October, they’re acutely aware of the potential scourge of the twospotted... more »

UGA helps farmers, rural communities deal with stress

From forces of nature to inflation, stressors have an outsized impact on farmers and families. Producers depend on University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension agents for research-based advice to improve production practices. Now, UGA Extension... more »

Report: flooding fields help farmers, wildlife

Mississippi Delta farmers may reap the benefits for flooding their fields during the fall and winter. U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are studying the practice of managed flooding to create temporary... more »

Lettuce fed to starving Cape Canaveral manatees

Florida manatees are again dining on lettuce as part of a push to slow the starvation deaths of the threatened aquatic species. An experimental feeding program at a warm-water power plant near Cape Canaveral is... more »

Drone research at Virginia Tech nationally recognized

Virginia Tech faculty have been nationally honored for a multistate project that helped accelerate the use of unmanned aircraft systems in agriculture and natural resources. Several faculty members in Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and... more »

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