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‘Destructive effects’ of Mexican imports on Florida ag shown in UF/IFAS study

A new economic analysis conducted by a University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) team has confirmed that Mexican imports have significantly harmed fruit and vegetable producers in the Sunshine State. A steadily in... more


Open houses highlight sustainable agriculture research at UGA

The University of Georgia (UGA) is a hub for research that will shape farms tomorrow, and northeast Georgians will get a sneak peek at the future of farming at two farm tour open houses this month. At the UGA College of Agricultural and ... more


Video of NCAE’s ‘H-2A 101’ webinar available

The National Council of Agricultural Employers' (NCAE) inaugural educational webinar “H-2A 101” was "a terrific success. In fact, it was so popular that the training sold out." The webinar was hosted by Tom Bortnyk, vice president and general ... more


Georgia watermelon season kicks off with ‘quality’ crop

Sweet, refreshing Georgia watermelon is in a store near you. The 2019 watermelon crop is expected to have the crisp, sweet flavor and high quality unique to Georgia watermelon.  Georgia growers report that after two years of unpredictable and extr... more


Industrial hemp webinar to focus on field production, irrigation topics

The 2018 Farm Bill made provision for commercialization of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in the U.S. However, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will not be releasing its regulatory framework for states to follow until the fall ... more


Broccoli stays America’s favorite vegetable in 2019

Broccoli remains Americans’ favorite vegetable, according to a survey conducted by major vegetable brand Green Giant. The brand polled thousands in the U.S. in an open-ended survey released just in time for National Eat Your Vegetables Day, whic... more


Enza Zaden breeding greens for indoor farming

Enza Zaden will bring its expertise in breeding vegetables for high-tech controlled environment agriculture and vertical farms to the upcoming AgTech Innovation Summit June 19-20 in New York City. The second annual Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit ... more



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