Southeast

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 »

Cantaloupe juice – the next big thing?

Summer in Georgia yields a bounty of fresh fruit and vegetables. In fact, Georgia is one of the top producers of cantaloupe in the U.S., and Georgia-grown watermelons and cantaloupes are the stars of summer... more »

Onion grower G&R Farms continues commitment to sustainability

Glennville, Georgia-based G&R Farms has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability with its participation in the How2Recycle program. Today many businesses, including G&R, have placed sustainability top of mind due to changing consumer mindsets and increasing environmental... more »

Virginia State University College Of Agriculture Field Day set for July 30

The Virginia State University College Of Agriculture Field Day will be held July 30 from 7 a.m.-11:30 a.m It will be held at the Virginia State University (VSU) Randolph Farm, 4414 River Road, Petersburg, Virginia,... more »

Florida Tomato Exchange cites ‘erroneous claims’ by FPAA

Despite "erroneous claims "by the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas, the Florida Tomato Exchange hasn’t proposed any changes to the Tomato Suspension Agreement. "The Florida Tomato Exchange (FTE) is only asking the Commerce Department to... more »

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