Southeast

Fall pest scouting important for Arkansas strawberries

A majority of the state’s strawberries are in the ground and growing, but some growers may have more mites to contend with than in years past. “In some areas of the state, we’ve had very... more »

Seedway expands Southeast vegetable seed sales force

Seedway LLC announced that Will Owens has accepted the position of sales representative for the North and South Carolina Vegetable Seed Division. His responsibilities will include seed sales and service to commercial growers throughout the... more »

App, website revealed by Wish Farms as it refreshes brand

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, has introduced a new look and messaging for its labels. Additionally, the company is promoting with an updated website and newly designed... more »

Prize-winning pumpkin weighs in at more than a quarter ton

More than 25 pumpkins were submitted to Georgia 4-H's 2020 statewide pumpkin-growing contest, with the largest pumpkin, cultivated in north Georgia’s Union County, weighing in at a whopping 548 pounds. All Georgia 4-H youth were... more »

Artificial intelligence: The next revolution in agriculture

Hidden among all the news about COVID-19, hurricanes and the presidential election, you may have missed one of the most important news stories of the year. In the center of its campus in Gainesville, the University... more »

Online resources for non-English speaking ag workers set by University of Florida

The fall crop season is underway in Florida and over the next few months, an increase in the farmworker population will help plant, maintain, and harvest our crops in the Sunshine State. Agriculture is an... more »

New director of communications joins Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association has named Christina Morton as its new director of communications. She replaces Lisa Lochridge, who will retire Dec.1. An experienced strategic communicator with a strong public relations background, Morton... more »

Impact of fall cold injury to strawberry crowns on spring yield

As we move into the fall, in come the cooler temperatures. Here's what happened after the Veteran's Day freeze last November and how it affected strawberry yields in the spring. Tweet from the National Weather... more »

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