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Georgia ag commissioner sets Vidalia shipping date

Georgia’s Agriculture Commissioner has set the official pack date for this year’s Vidalia onion harvest. “In coordination with the Vidalia Onion Committee, I am incredibly excited to announce April 17 as the official pack date... more »

Lipman promotes new Florida fresh-cut facility

Lipman Family Farms has opened a new fresh-cut operation in Immokalee, Florida. Lipman planned to showcase the facility to produce industry people at its booth during the March 7-9 Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure trade... more »

UGA Extension agent Shane Curry new Vidalia director

Shane Curry, a University of Georgia Extension county agent, has become executive director of the Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC). Curry was Appling County Extension agriculture agent, bordering Tatnall and Toombs counties, two large Vidalia producing... more »

Southwest Florida venture capital initiative to help ag

A venture capital initiative launched in southwest Florida plans to focus on agricultural and AgTech investments. In a move heralded as a first of its kind, “Cap Table Nation” is a group of a dozen... more »

Wildfires threaten Texas panhandle growers

Texas’ growers in the state’s Panhandle and northwest region face imminent catastrophic losses as five wildfires threaten the region. More than 850,000 acres have burned, and several fires are still not fully contained, according to... more »

Love Thy Farmer event gives to industry, MSU

Cherry Republic in Glen Arbor, Michigan, is thanking farmers in collaboration with Michigan State University Extension. Cherry Republic is hosting a free “Love Thy Farmer” open house for farmers from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on March 1. RSVPs... more »

Weather, geopolitics influence fertilizer markets

After sharp spikes in fertilizer prices in 2022, farmers saw some relief last year as prices stabilized. With the 2024 planting season nearing, analysts say there remain key influences that could shape the outlook of... more »

Sales, sustainability roles named at Vive Crop Protection

Vive Crop Protection has named a new Eastern U.S. sales manager, director of sustainability and stakeholder relations, and vice president of finance. With more than 25 years of experience in agriculture, Greg Esco brings a... more »

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