Southeast

Mississippi farm provides support for healthy food in inner city

Meet Cindy Ayers-Elliott of Foot Print Farms in Jackson, Mississippi. Located in the heart of West Jackson, Foot Print Farms has been a catalyst for healthy food in the inner city, seeking to give access... more »

Ag workers in North Carolina to get delivery of personal protection equipment

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) said July 21 it is taking further action to prevent and respond to COVID-19 outbreaks among the agricultural workforce, delivering critical personal protection equipment for... more »

Lipman Family Farms to showcase fresh-cut line at PMA Foodservice

As the need for reliable supply grows across the foodservice industry, Immokalee, Florida-based Lipman Family Farms will highlight their new line of fresh-cut green beans this week at PMA Foodservice: Delivered. Resilient to shifts in... more »

Genes found that allow bacteria to resist onion’s natural defenses

After years of building and analyzing sample collections, plant pathologists at the University of Georgia have identified the genes that allow a type of bacteria that causes onion center rot to resist onions’ natural defenses... more »

Tomatoes, other vegetables featured in Louisiana virtual field day

The annual Louisiana State University tomato field day had to be canceled this year, but the research continued. Since 2009, the event has been hosted by the LSU AgCenter in St. James Parish at Raymond... more »

Florida farms surveyed to get update on worker issues during pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has hit Florida’s agricultural industry hard with new challenges on how to protect workers who are essential to keeping our nation’s food supply flowing. The UF/IFAS Extension team that works with producers... more »

Southeast growers to benefit from Senstar insecticide from Valent

Vegetable and citrus growers now have a new insecticide option to protect their produce from damaging pests. Senstar insecticide from Valent U.S.A. equips growers with two effective modes of action for fast, long-lasting control of... more »

Georgia watermelon season peaks this week

Now just a few short weeks away from July 4, the Georgia watermelon harvest season is nearing its peak production time.  “Now is the time to go visit your grocery store or local farmers market... more »


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