Southeast

Georgia group, United Fresh team up for crisis communication webinars

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association is collaborating with the United Fresh Produce Association’s Recall Ready Team to provide a five-webinar series on Crisis Communications for the produce industry. These 15-20 minute webinars will be available... more »

North Carolina State to be new home for IR-4 research program

A national research program that provides safe and effective pest management solutions to specialty crop growers will be moving to North Carolina State University. The federally funded Interregional Research Project No. 4, or IR-4, conducts the... more »

Orlando is site for Organic Food & Farming Summit in November

The third annual Organic Food  & Farming Summit will be held Nov. 21-22 in Orlando, Florida. The Organic Food and Farming Summit is a statewide educational event geared toward farmers and the public (those who... more »

Georgia’s produce kept safe with UGA Extension training

Over the past decade, Americans have fallen in love with locally grown produce, but just because something is grown nearby doesn’t automatically make it safe. Small and beginning farmers, who put a lot of their... more »

UF/IFAS Florida Tomato Institute is Sept. 4

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is planning its Florida Tomato Institute. Following are the detais: The Ritz-Carlton 851 Gulfshore Blvd N Naples, Florida September 4, 2019 9:00 -  Welcome... more »

Organic vegetable grower named Florida farmer of 2019

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named organic herb and vegetable grower Charles “Chuck” Obern, owner of C&B Farms, its 2019 North... more »

North Carolina pumpkin grower honored

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named pumpkin and Christmas tree grower Johnny Wishon its 2019 North Carolina farmer of the year.... more »

South Carolina farmer of the year grows vegetables

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named fruit and vegetable grower Sidi Limehouse its 2019 South Carolina farmer of the year. Limehouse studied Agricultural Engineering... more »


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