Southeast

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 »

Digital marketing for Georgia ag operations is webinar series topic

Farmers and agricultural producers have faced numerous challenges in recent years, affecting the day-to-day tasks of running their operations. Add in a global pandemic and a push toward direct-to-consumer sales, and sustaining an agribusiness can... more »

University of Georgia guides farms through difficult period

It’s been a rough three years for Georgia pecan farmers, whose cash crop has been battered by a hurricane, a fungal tree disease, and a global pandemic – all in relatively rapid succession. But many... more »

Florida growers eligible for aid in wake of storm Eta

A disaster declaration has been issued for Florida after damage left in the wake of Eta,  a major Category 4 hurricane. The storm was projected to cause at least $85 million in crop losses, especially... more »

G&R Farms retail promotion supports FFA students

G&R Farms is excited to continue the “Growing America’s Farmers” (GAF) program with regional and national retailers looking to not only grow sales, but support scholarships for FFA students planning careers in production agriculture. GAF... more »

Current Issue

J&J builds Florida vegetable operation on former citrus site

IPM brings higher watermelon yields

Farmers eye long-term planning, both for farm and themselves

CPS continues to fund research into listeria

Mating disruption products availability, practice grows

Farm Market column: Consumer disruption puts focus on retailers’ actions

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Agricultural workforce plays key role in times of crisis

Notes from the Farm column: Taking a seat best way to continue with the job

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