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UGA faculty chosen in land-grant institution leadership program

Three University of Georgia faculty have been chosen to participate in the 19th class of the LEAD21 program, aimed at developing leaders at land-grant institutions and their strategic partners who link research, academics and Extension.... more »

Vidalia onion’s G&R Farms promotes Shuman, Riner

G&R Farms, a third generation Vidalia onion grower, has promoted Steven Shuman to general manager and vice president of sales and Cliff Riner to vice president of ag production and grower relations. Shuman joined G&R... more »

UF research helps Florida strawberry growers

University of Florida (UF) scientists have been studying how to improve strawberry production and consumption since the early 1950s. The research hasn’t been limited to Florida. It has been globally. Vance... more »

Georgia produce group celebrates award winners at highly attended show

Attendance at the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, which was Jan. 5-8 in Savannah, Georgia, was back to pre-pandemic numbers. Chris Butts, executive director of the Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Association (GFVGA), said attendance... more »

Lewis Taylor Farms counters rising labor costs

Lewis Taylor Farms Inc., one of the Southeast’s largest privately-owned vegetable and greenhouse operations, battles escalating costs through in-house mechanization and efficient use of labor as well as improved methods of fighting pests and diseases.... more »

Registration open for 2023 Georgia Ag Forecast

Registration is now open for the 2023 Georgia Ag Forecast. The annual seminar, scheduled for Jan. 27 at the University of Georgia (UGA) Tifton Conference Center on the UGA Tifton, Georgia, campus. A live virtual... more »

Sweet onion grower G&R upgrades equipment

Vidalia Onion grower and shipper G&R Farms has upgraded its packing line. The new high-tech grading and packing line at the Glennville, Georgia, operation is designed to provide increased speed and accuracy in packing, according... more »

High tech helps UF breed tastier sweet corn

University of Florida (UF) scientists are using high-tech practices to improve the characteristics of sweet corn at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ (UF/IFAS) Sweet Corn Genomics and Breeding lab. They’re also participating... more »

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