Southeast

Lipman Family Farms hosts 11th Annual Backpack Giveaway

Lipman Family Farms, an open-field tomato grower headquartered in Immokalee, Florida, has opened doors for thousands of Immokalee-area children through its Annual Backpack Giveaway held Aug. 7. The event, held at Immokalee High School, distributed... more »

Anna Meszaros is new Palm Beach County, Florida, vegetable agent

Anna Meszaros as the new commercial horticulture (vegetable crops) Extension agent in Palm Beach County, Florida. She began on Aug. 2, and brings much experience to the vegetable extension team. Meszaros a has a horticulture... more »

$155.6M in latest fiscal year goes to UF/IFAS research

The University of Florida boasted its second-best research funding awards over the fiscal year 2021, with UF/IFAS researchers receiving $155.6 million of the $861 million university total. The UF/IFAS funding, a 10% increase over last year’s... more »

Financial, marketing training for new farmers set by LSU AgCenter

The LSU AgCenter has received a grant from the USDA through the Southern Extension Risk Management Education to cater to the needs of beginning horticulture farm operators. In a survey conducted by the Louisiana Young... more »

A farming dream turned reality at North Carolina’s Seven Sisters Farm

As a child we all have dreams of becoming something big when we grow up, like a rockstar, veterinarian or doctor. At the age of three, Janice Fine, owner of Seven Sisters Farm, drew a... more »

Florida Tomato Conference scheduled for Sept. 8

University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Florida Tomato Committee will present the 2021 Florida Tomato Conference on Sept. 8. It will be held at the LaBelle Civic Center, 481 W... more »

Georgia schedules farm training for Produce Safety Rule

Tift County (Georgia) Extension will host the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s training for farmers and growers on the produce safety rule. The meeting will be Aug. 12 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The cost for the... more »

North Carolina State student gets hands-on with horticulture research

For Nettie Baugher, North Carolina State’s online Master of Horticultural Science program offered the best of both worlds. Baugher’s undergraduate degree is in horticulture, and she currently works in horticulture as a commercial horticulture area agent... more »

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