Southeast

Next class of emerging leaders picked by Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) has selected 13 up-and-coming agriculture industry leaders for Class 10 of our Emerging Leader Development Program for the coming year. According to a news release, Class 10 members... more »

Sensors, drones, AI studied to address crop evapotranspiration

The sight of sprinklers running on a rainy day is not uncommon in Florida. The same goes for seeing landscapes scorched by the sun during one of Florida’s sweltering days when irrigation schedules were left... more »

Southeast Regional conference shares for details for virtual event

The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference held annually in Savannah, Georgia, has announced that the 2021 conference will be held virtually this year, Jan. 5-7, 2021. This event is the largest educational conference and... more »

Second Impact Award Laureate PMA salutes Food Fight GA

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has announced the second winner of the PMA Impact Award, Georgia Organics’ Food Fight GA initiative in Atlanta, Georgia. At Fresh Summit 2019, then incoming chair, Joe Don Zetzsche announced the... more »

Agroview’ named University of Florida Invention of the Year

Yiannis Ampatzidis and his research team combined their collective minds to find the artificial intelligence technology to best help farmers save money and better care for their crops. Out of that process, they invented a... more »

Virtual format pursued for SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference

The following announcement has come from the organizers of the SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference and Tradeshow. "This has been a very difficult decision. Everyone wants to be in Savannah in January and no... more »

At stake in Sally’s wake: $400M in Florida panhandle agricultural products

As slow-moving Hurricane Sally approached the Gulf Coast – eventually making landfall as a category 2 storm near Gulf Shores, Alabama, early Wednesday morning – its bands enveloped most of the Florida Panhandle. But like... more »

Researcher hopes to bring a competitive edge to growers in south Florida

Trent Blare has spent the last six years as a markets and value chain specialist for entities in Peru and Mexico focusing on small growers. He worked directly with... more »


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