Southeast

AeroFarms expansion to boost production

AeroFarms, a Certified B Corporation and indoor vertical farm, will create 66 new jobs and increase production of freshly-grown leafy greens as part of a major operational expansion of its new vertical farm in Pittsylvania... more »

CEA Summit East features the latest in indoor, greenhouse growing

Indoor Ag-Con and the Controlled Environment Agriculture Innovation Center have partnered to launch CEA Summit East, bringing industry and academia together to share research and business strategies, and build partnerships to drive future growth for the sector. The... more »

Virginia Produce, Harris Teeter support ag scholarships

In May and June, produce supplier Virginia Produce Co.’s partnership with Harris Teeter stores through the Growing America’s Farmers (GAF) promotional program generated $18,000 in scholarship and grant funds for Virginia FFA students. The Hillsville,... more »

AI helps detect watermelon disease quickly

If you savor a juicy watermelon in the scorching summer heat, Florida farmers toil to meet your tastes. The Sunshine State leads the nation in watermelon production. But, like all farmers, those who produce watermelons... more »

Lipman Family Farms sees sustainability through breeding, growing

Lipman Family Farms includes sustainability throughout its North American production. While the Immokalee, Florida, family operation has expanded from growing tomatoes into other crops and related operations, it remains a grower at heart. Lipman has... more »

Local Bounti opens high-tech CEA facility in Georgia

Local Bounti, a U.S. indoor agriculture company combining vertical and greenhouse growing technologies, announced on July 14 the commencement of farming operations at its new controlled environment agriculture (CEA) facility in Byron, Georgia. "We are... more »

Stokes Seeds adds Southeast territory manager

Stokes Seeds has announced the hiring of Ethan Stanley as territory manager for North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky. In this position, Stanley will be responsible for seed and service to growers in the... more »

BioSafe Systems adds Alabama, Florida rep

Agricultural biologicals supplier BioSafe Systems LLC added Grant Kees to its Horticulture Division. Kees, who possesses a background in greenhouse production management, sales and irrigation system development, will represent the East Hartford, Connecticut-based BioSafe to... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

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