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Clemson Extension to hold organic crop production virtual meetings

It’s a new year and a great time to learn or brush up on practices needed to successfully grow food crops. The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service’s Horticulture Program has several virtual meetings planned to provide information from organic fertility... more »

Buell to join UGA as Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar

Robin Buell, University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University and a renowned plant genomics expert, will join the University of Georgia in fall 2021 as its newest Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar. GRA Eminent Scholars are... more »

Gardeners can help UF breeders grow better tomatoes

Normally, University of Florida scientists such as Harry Klee gauge the taste and aroma of their new tomatoes by letting volunteers test them at the UF Sensory Lab in Gainesville. But now, people from across... more »

Georgia vegetable growers to vote to continue vegetable assessment

Georgia vegetable growers will vote in February (Feb. 1- March 2, 2021) whether to continue the Georgia Vegetable Commission marketing order which allows assessment one cent per marketing unit of vegetables as described in the... more »

USITC to investigate imports’ impact on cucumber, squash industries

The U.S. International Trade Commission is seeking input for two new general fact-finding investigations on the effects of imported cucumbers and imported squashes on the U.S. seasonal cucumber and squash markets. The investigations, Cucumbers: Effect... more »

Results of the 2020 Hastings pumpkin variety trial shared

It’s been many years since we have offered demonstrations on pumpkin varieties at UF/IFAS HAEC (Hastings Agriculture and Extension Center). A few years ago, our local ag inspector and I were having a chat about the... more »

Nick Place moves on from University of Florida as he heads for Georgia

December is a month of transitions. As the calendar winds down to the all-too-brief holiday break, we’re busily finishing the year’s tasks and setting new goals for the coming year. 2020 has been an especially... more »

Election impact on agricultural law, policy focus of Jan. 13 webinar

The results of the 2020 elections have led to changes that could be historically significant for U.S. agriculture. To give some clarity on what these changes could mean, the National Agricultural Law Center is hosting... more »


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