Southeast

Cantaloupe juice – the next big thing?

Summer in Georgia yields a bounty of fresh fruit and vegetables. In fact, Georgia is one of the top producers of cantaloupe in the U.S., and Georgia-grown watermelons and cantaloupes are the stars of summer... more »

Onion grower G&R Farms continues commitment to sustainability

Glennville, Georgia-based G&R Farms has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability with its participation in the How2Recycle program. Today many businesses, including G&R, have placed sustainability top of mind due to changing consumer mindsets and increasing environmental... more »

Virginia State University College Of Agriculture Field Day set for July 30

The Virginia State University College Of Agriculture Field Day will be held July 30 from 7 a.m.-11:30 a.m It will be held at the Virginia State University (VSU) Randolph Farm, 4414 River Road, Petersburg, Virginia,... more »

Florida Tomato Exchange cites ‘erroneous claims’ by FPAA

Despite "erroneous claims "by the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas, the Florida Tomato Exchange hasn’t proposed any changes to the Tomato Suspension Agreement. "The Florida Tomato Exchange (FTE) is only asking the Commerce Department to... more »

Lipman Family Farms to tout fresh-cut produce at PMA Foodservice

As foodservice operations get back up and running, consumers are eager to dine out. More than 3.7 million consumers visited a restaurant via Yelp in May 2021, a record high for the app. In response... more »

UF/IFAS awarded first Ph.D. plant breeding program in Florida

Working in labs and fields across Florida, a new generation of students will start earning a Ph.D. in plant breeding from the University of Florida – the first program of its kind in Florida and... more »

Produce Handling Facility debuts at North Carolina State University

North Carolina  agricultural interests have invested in a facility that supports research and Extension programs focusing in research data collection and postharvest technologies for the produce industry. Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center Produce... more »

Alabama farmers linked to local groceries with Sweet Grown initiative

Sweet Grown Alabama has launched an effort to help the state’s farmers sell more produce in local grocery stores. The nonprofit foundation, which promotes Alabama’s farming industry, is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Alabama... more »

Current Issue

Old Dominion Organic Farms has tobacco history, organic is the future

Pythium in cucurbits: Temperature decides species

Small grower goes big in sustainable packaging effort

Getting started with greenhouse tomatoes is EXPO topic

Meet the Fruit & Vegetable 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

Farm Market column: Seek a brand that builds positive customer response

Notes from the Farm column: Machine maintenance proceeds amid world’s woes

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: A show of hands outlines US farm labor trends

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