Southeast

Syngenta selects site selection for North American Crop Protection headquarters

Syngenta announced March 16 it has selected its current campus location on Swing Road in Greensboro, North Carolina, to redevelop its North American Crop Protection headquarters. The announcement follows a comprehensive assessment of the company’s... more »

As options dwindle, new resistance emerges in pigweed

There are some things that, even when you know it’s coming, no one’s happy when it gets here. On Feb. 16, researchers with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture announced they had confirmed... more »

SC Women’s Agriculture Network touts collaboration, networking for women in ag

Clemson University’s Cooperative Extension aims to support women in agriculture through the S.C. Women’s Agriculture Network (S.C. WAgN). Women comprise more than 14 percent of total producers and are taking a more active role in... more »

Taylor Farms, Yuma County partner with National Guard to vaccinate employees

Salinas, California-based Taylor Farms announced COVID-19 vaccinations started March 9, for over 1,200 employees at the Yuma, Arizona facility as a result of a successful partnership between Yuma County Department of Public Health, with assistance and support... more »

Clemson researchers develop new technology to help vegetable growers

Most South Carolina vegetable growers agree that proper fertilization and irrigation are important for their crops. But just how much fertilizer is enough? Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service researchers have taken the guesswork out of... more »

NC State’s Plant Breeding Consortium sets International Plant Breeding series

North Carolina State University’s Plant Breeding Consortium has announced a new seminar series in International Plant Breeding. The initial series will consist of six seminars during April and May 2021 on Thursdays from noon-1 p.m.... more »

Mississippi State’s Barickman drives increasing lettuce yields for Flora company

A Mississippi State University scientist is partnering with a local lettuce producer and significantly improving yields and business. Salad Days, LLC, a local greenhouse hydroponics salad producer in Flora owned by Jamie Redmond and his... more »

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 »

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