Southeast

Report: Aggressive fungus attacks Florida strawberries

A fungus has taken over some strawberry fields in Florida. One grower lost as many as 80 acres in Manatee County. Pestalotiopsis affects the foliage and fruit, down to the root of strawberry plants. Gary... more »

Stokes Seeds acquires Siegers Seed

Stokes Seeds acquired Holland, Michigan’s Siegers Seed Co. effective shortly before the holidays, according to a recent press release from Stokes. Stokes said the 2019-2020 sales season is a transition year with a primary focus... more »

‘Save the Honeybee’ license plate backed by Georgia Beekeepers Association

“Save the Honeybee” license plates are now available for Georgia drivers to purchase, thanks to the efforts of the Georgia Beekeepers Association (GBA). “The idea of the honey bee tag had been tossed around for... more »

National Ag Law Center guides outline solar leases’ issues

With a spike in the solar industry, many landowners are leasing their property to solar developers as a form of extra income. However, these specialty leases present some unique legal concerns. The National Agricultural Law... more »

North Carolina grower Jimmy Burch dies

The North Carolina Vegetable Growers Association (NCVGA) extended their condolences to the family and friends of NCVGA long-time member and past board member, Jimmy Burch. James Paul "Jimmy" Burch,... more »

Regional sales manager for Southwest hired by Helm Agro US

Tampa, Florida-based Helm Agro US Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Josh Louder as Regional Sales Manager in the Southwest. Louder will be responsible for promoting and... more »

Taller, higher soil bed design can help save growers money

From Florida to Virginia, farmers are enjoying the fruits of Sanjay Shukla’s labor. His compact-bed geometry system allows growers to plant crops in tall soil beds, and the result is thousands of dollars in annual... more »

Farmers learn the science of soil health at Clemson conference

Healthy crops begin with healthy soil and researchers with the Clemson University’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program are teaching farmers how they can benefit from keeping their soils fit. The researchers teamed up with other... more »


75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
Get one year of Vegetable Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Interested in reading the print edition of Vegetable Growers News?

Subscribe Today »


Be sure to check out our sister sites:
produceprocessingsm
website development by deyo designs