Southeast

New dean of UF/IFAS Extension, director of Florida Cooperative Extension named

Andra Johnson, associate director of Penn State Extension, will be the next dean of University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension and director of the Florida Cooperative Extension Service, the University of... more »

G&R Farms expands Growing America’s Farmers with new efforts

During the months of May and June, G&R Farms in southeast Georgia partnered with 13 regional and national retail operators throughout the United States to raise nearly $90,000 in scholarship and grant funds for FFA... more »

Florida’s ag industry loses estimated $4B due to ‘unfair’ trade

On Aug. 30, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released its latest report on the impacts of Mexican imports on Florida’s seasonal producers. The report “demonstrates that Florida producers continue to suffer a... more »

North Carolina: Flooded crops cannot be used for human food

Farmers whose crops were flooded by Tropical Storm Fred face not only the prospect of lower yields and loss of quality, but also the reality that those crops cannot be used for human food. “Floodwater... more »

Horticulture technical representative joins BioSafe Systems in Southeast

Devin McCaffrey has joined the BioSafe Systems’ team as a new technical sales Representative for the Horticulture Division. McCaffrey  is in the Raleigh, North Carolina area, and will serve the surrounding regional states including North... more »

Aug. 30 is date for North Carolina agritourism summer tour

A limited number of spaces are still available to attend the upcoming North Carolina Agritourism Networking Association’s Summer Farm Tour Aug. 30. To attend, interested farmers should register as soon as possible online here. The... more »

Post-flood cleanup, disposal help for pesticides set in North Carolina

As floodwaters recede and cleanup continues in western North Carolina, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services urges farmers and homeowners to evaluate pesticides and other chemical storage areas. “If your pesticide or fertilizer... more »

Green Life Farms to acquire southwest Florida greenhouse grower

Green Life Farms has reached an agreement to purchase Finn Farms, a hydroponic grower located on Florida’s West Coast. The transaction will provide Green Life Farms with full ownership of Finn Farms, including all site... more »

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