Southeast

Labor division seeks to increase Southeast ag industry’s compliance

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is currently engaged in an education and enforcement initiative to increase compliance with federal labor laws in the Southeast’s agricultural industry. In addition to enforcement activity,... more »

Digital marketing for Georgia ag operations is webinar series topic

Farmers and agricultural producers have faced numerous challenges in recent years, affecting the day-to-day tasks of running their operations. Add in a global pandemic and a push toward direct-to-consumer sales, and sustaining an agribusiness can... more »

University of Georgia guides farms through difficult period

It’s been a rough three years for Georgia pecan farmers, whose cash crop has been battered by a hurricane, a fungal tree disease, and a global pandemic – all in relatively rapid succession. But many... more »

Florida growers eligible for aid in wake of storm Eta

A disaster declaration has been issued for Florida after damage left in the wake of Eta,  a major Category 4 hurricane. The storm was projected to cause at least $85 million in crop losses, especially... more »

G&R Farms retail promotion supports FFA students

G&R Farms is excited to continue the “Growing America’s Farmers” (GAF) program with regional and national retailers looking to not only grow sales, but support scholarships for FFA students planning careers in production agriculture. GAF... more »

Measurements of berry sweetness done with Driscoll’s technology solution

Watsonville, California-based Driscoll's, a consumer brand in fresh berries,  announced Feb. 17 a partnership with the Israel-based, technology solutions company Consumer Physics to leverage its SCiO technology to innovate Driscoll's quality measurement process. The Near... more »

Mississippi virtual reality initiative to help future growers

Learning how to maneuver the high-risk aspects of the agriculture industry is taking on a new meaning for Mississippi State students through 3-D virtual reality and the university's Future Growers Technology Initiative. A one-of-a-kind simulated... more »

Once strawberries warm up, ‘no practical way to cool them back down’

Right about now, if you eat a Florida strawberry, odds are it’s going to taste oh-so-good. That’s no accident. Strawberries are in season, and those you see at the grocery store should be shipped and... more »

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