Southeast

Webinar set in Georgia on ‘Precision Ag and Technology in the Produce Industry’

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association's July webinar, "Precision Ag and Technology in the Produce Industry," will be held virtually on July 13 at 1 p.m. Eastern. Hosted by Beth Oleson of the Georgia Fruit... more »

Plasticulture producers in NC eligible for hurricane disaster relief program

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has received a $79.6 million USDA block grant to assist producers and woodland owners in 90 counties who suffered losses in 2018-2019 from Hurricanes Florence, Michael... more »

Sweet potato licensing at the LSU AgCenter becomes a success story

Sweet potatoes are a staple commodity of the Louisiana State University AgCenter, and new varieties developed, patented and licensed in the past 10 years continue to have commercial success. Tahiti sweet... more »

25 years of service to Georgia’s produce industry marked by GFVGA

Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association is commemorating 25 years of service and advocacy to the Georgia produce industry. GFVGA will recognize this milestone on Aug. 21 at the UGA Tifton Conference Center with a... more »

Fresh produce shared with southeast Florida families through partnership

Brighter Bites, a nonprofit organization that delivers fresh fruits, vegetables and nutrition education resources directly to families, partnered with Harry Chapin Food Bank and Lipman Family Farms to ensure southwest Florida families continue to receive... more »

First box of Bradley County, Arkansas, tomatoes delivered to Extension office

The 2021 season for one of Arkansas’ favorite summer treats is off and running now that the first box of tomatoes has been delivered to the Bradley County Cooperative Extension Service office. [caption id="" align="alignright"... more »

Auburn College of Ag using shipping containers to grow produce for campus

Recycled shipping containers have gained popularity in recent years, being converted into everything from houses to small stores – but the Auburn University College of Agriculture, in partnership with Campus Dining, is using them as self-contained “vertical”... more »

Southeast grower Generation Farms announces new CEO

Generation Farms has announced the appointment of Mike Thomas as its new CEO, effective April 2021. Thomas had previously held the position of general manager at Generation Farms, bringing extensive experience in growing and scaling high-value... more »

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