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Georgia watermelon season peaks this week

Now just a few short weeks away from July 4, the Georgia watermelon harvest season is nearing its peak production time.  “Now is the time to go visit your grocery store or local farmers market... more »

Georgia vegetable growers should prepare now for harvesting

As we approach the harvest season for watermelon, bell pepper, tomato, yellow squash, zucchini, cucumber, sweet corn and other crops, Georgia vegetable growers can move ahead and prepare seasonal workers to mitigate the spread of... more »

Ag workers responsible for COVID-19 case hikes in Florida?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 16 again echoed his recent sentiments from about COVID-19 spread among Florida farmworkers as the state reported the highest increase in new coronavirus cases Tuesday, however, the Florida Department of Agriculture... more »

Metro Atlanta sees Extension’s mobile farmers’ markets rolling again

Mobile farmers' markets are rolling again in metro Atlanta to continue serving fresh produce and delivering nutrition education to communities through curbside pickups and digital content. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agents and staff have... more »

Pandemic claims Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association event

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association has decided to cancel FFVA 2020, which was set for Sept. 28-30 in Naples. "The safety and health of our convention attendees is of... more »

Firm’s ‘Can Do Done Daily’ puts focus on dedicated workforce

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc., Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc., a Coral Gables, Florida-based marketer and distributor of fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, introduced on June 15 its new ‘Can Do Done Daily’ campaign,... more »

Del Monte Fresh names Fonseca vice president of product management

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc., a marketer and distributor of fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, has announced the promotion of one of its longtime employees, Ana Cristina Fonseca, to a newly created role... more »

Digital marketing webinar for agribusinesses offered in Georgia

The University of Georgia is partnering with the Georgia Department of Agriculture to present a free digital marketing webinar for agribusiness owners looking for alternate ways to sell their products. The webinar will be hosted... more »


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