Southeast

Clemson research aims to help SC growers organic legumes’ demand

Organic farming sometimes has a bad reputation for producing legumes with lower nutritional quality. But some Clemson University researchers believe field peas and lentils can be grown organically and still have improved nutrient quality. The... more »

Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association’s emerging leaders announced

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association announced Sept.22 the selection of 15 up-and-coming agriculture industry leaders for Class 11 of its Emerging Leader Development Program. Administered by the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation, the creation of the... more »

Study: Tomato trade with Mexico could cost US growers $250M a year

As Mexico increases tomato exports across the world, including to the United States, prices plummet for American growers, including those in Florida. That practice could cost American growers as much as $252 million per year... more »

FFVA honors Florida agriculture department marketing division

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association has honored the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Marketing and Development with its 2021 Friend of the Industry Award. The award was presented during FFVA’s... more »

FFVA’s new class of emerging leaders announced

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association announced Sept. 21 the selection of 15 up-and-coming agriculture industry leaders for Class 11 of its Emerging Leader Development Program. Administered by the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation, the creation of... more »

G&R Farms hires Jon Ellis to serve as operations manager

Glennville, Georgia-based G&R Farms has welcomed new hire Jon Ellis, who will be serving in the role of operations manager. Ellis, a long-time resident of Glenville, brings an array of skills to the G&R Farms... more »

Improved tomato yields, size, sought by Florida researcher

Florida growers produced 606 million pounds of fresh-market tomatoes last year, which brought in $463 million in revenue. But with competition from places like Mexico, farmers are always looking for an edge – to grow... more »

Strawberries in the Southeast get emerging disease pestalotia

Growers are beginning to prepare the ground for strawberry planting, which typically begins late in September and continues through mid-October – depending on the location in the state. Plants are ordered in June or July... more »

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