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Posters aid consumers, producers and sellers in minimizing COVID-19 risks

Hand-washing, social distancing and avoiding touching any part of the face are among the most prescribed recommendations across the globe for preventing the spread of COVID-19. Another practice that has become an important part of... more »

Vidalia onions’ ship date set in mid-April

The Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Vidalia Onion Committee recently set the official pack date for what is marketed as “America’s favorite sweet onion.” April 16 is the 2020 official pack date for Vidalia... more »

Uninterrupted supply of fruit, vegetables pledged by Del Monte Fresh Produce

Coral Gables, Florida-based Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. said March 25 that during the COVID-19 pandemic it would continue to deliver an uninterrupted supply of fresh fruits and vegetables – safe, ready and available from... more »

North Carolina State Extension agent shares farmers’ market tips

Last week was a blur amid all the news about coronavirus and its impacts on our communities, both locally and nationally. Every day brought new information and new policies. I spent the week canceling large... more »

Clemson experts warn growers about new greenhouse tomato disease

A new virus has officials on alert and during the 2020 Clemson Spring Vegetable Production Meeting, growers learned what to do if they detect it in their plants. “Tomato brown rugose fruit virus is not... more »

Florida vegetable growers’ meeting changed to online format

Due to the evolving corona virus situation, the University of Florida (Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) administration has determined that all group research and Extension meetings through the end of April must be... more »

Florida, Georgia field hearings on seasonable, perishable produce postponed

Consistent with recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the field hearings scheduled in Florida and Georgia on April 7 and April 9 by the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Departments of... more »

Southern territory sales representatives appointed by Agrisel USA

Agrisel USA Inc., a company that offers formulation and distribution of value-added products to dealers and distributors in the agricultural, poultry, turf and ornamental, golf course, home and garden, and specialty pest control markets, has... more »


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