Southeast

University of Florida’s J. Scott Angle shares clean water success story

Rick Roth doesn’t look to regulation as the guide for how to use fertilizer. He looks first to science. He and his fellow Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) farmers... more »

AI technology to breed better-tasting strawberries pursued by UF scientists

A tastier strawberry may come from a computer. New University of Florida research shows artificial intelligence can help scientists breed more flavor into the fruit. Consumer panels are the tried-and-true method for UF researchers to... more »

NC AgVentures supports new and innovative agricultural projects

Over the past six years, nearly 250 family farms have gotten a kick-start from NC AgVentures for their efforts to increase profits through new and innovative agricultural projects. NC AgVentures is a North Carolina State... more »

Southeast cucumber, squash market impact from imports examined

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association released a statement regarding the International Trade Commission’s April 8 hearing on the "Effect of Imports on the U.S. Cucumber and Squash Industries, with a Focus on the Southeast."... more »

Strawberry season under way in North Carolina

April signals the start of strawberry season in North Carolina, and local growers are optimistic about the 2021 season and anticipate a crop that should last through Memorial Day. “The recent hard frost kept strawberry... more »

2021 growing season excitement takes hold in South Carolina

After a difficult year, South Carolinians can look forward to the simple pleasures of juicy red strawberries, sweet watermelons, refreshing cucumbers, ripe peaches, fresh butter beans, vibrant basil and many other South Carolina crops. It’s... more »

Evolving trends pinpointed in the US fresh strawberry market

Average per capita availability of fresh strawberries for 2017-19 was estimated at 6.8 pounds, more than double the average during 2000-02. To keep up with demand, both domestic and foreign supplies increased over time. Since... more »

US senator, congressman tour south Georgia farms; GFVGA shares issues

U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock, D-Georgia, was hosted by 2nd District Congressman Sanford Bishop for a tour of several south Georgia farms on March 31. The congressman coordinated with the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association... more »

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