Southeast

Clemson Extension announces Spring Vegetable Production Meeting

Tomato brown rugose fruit virus can wreak havoc on tomato and pepper crops and the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service wants to help South Carolina growers learn what they can do to protect their plants. Although... more »

Efforts to conserve soil, improve water quality pegged in Virginia farm survey

Farm operators in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay watershed region now have the opportunity to highlight contributions to conserve soil and improve water quality. During the development of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP), farmers noted... more »

Learn the basics of annual plasticulture strawberry production in free webinars

The Southeastern Strawberry School Webinar Series 2021 begins Feb. 16 with a discussion of winter and spring chores. Learn the basics of annual plasticulture strawberry production in six free webinars! Headed by Amanda McWhirt from... more »

New director of labor relations named by Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association has named James “Jamie” Fussell, Jr. as its new director of labor relations. He replaces Mike Carlton, who retired in November. Fussell comes to The Florida Fruit & Vegetable... more »

Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center Virtual Field Day is Feb. 10

The Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center Virtual Field Day will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 10 in lieu of a South Florida Vegetable Growers’ Meeting. According to a news release, this training was developed so... more »

2021 offers opportunity for ‘rural to shine,’ Georgia Ag Forecast shows

The pandemic has put a strain on all sectors of the economy, and the agricultural and food industries were no exception. From supply chain disruptions that led to dumping milk and crops to increased consumer... more »

Sweet potato meeting held to discuss research, updates

After what has been called an average crop year, the annual meeting of the Louisiana Sweet Potato Association provided a better outlook. Those in the industry were given a sneak peek at some potential new... more »

Center for Advanced Innovation in Agriculture launched by Virginia Tech

The agricultural landscape is changing. Increased food production is needed to support the world population. Innovative efficiencies are needed throughout agriculture. Climate change scenarios suggest significant modifications in agriculture. In order to address these issues... more »

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