Southeast

Strawberry crop coming early, looking good in Louisiana

Despite the recent cold snap, Louisiana strawberries are coming in at a steady clip. Luisiana State University (LSU) AgCenter agent Mary Helen Ferguson said the producers are off to a good start this season, with... more »

Online produce safety workshops set for Arkansas specialty crop growers

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will offer online produce safety training workshops to educate fruit and vegetable producers about new rules for protecting the food supply. Two online workshops will be offered... more »

Massive, high-tech greenhouse opens in Mills River, North Carolina

Lakeside Produce officials held public tours Jan. 15 to showcase the new company’s high-tech greenhouse in Mills River, North Carolina, a massive, 15-acre facility where a variety of tomatoes and mini cucumbers are grown for... more »

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 »

Current Issue

Onion growers overcome weather, navigate marketing

University of California improves equipment for vacuuming lygus bugs

Strohauer Farms diversifies with organic potatoes

‘Genius Bar’ stage, return of social hour at 2021 Great Lakes EXPO

Biological industry maturing after decades of change

Why garden centers should consider a CSA program

Customer expectations change during pandemic

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Heat is on to protect those who toil on farms

Notes from the Farm column: Health challenges, mixed with desire to finish projects

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