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Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association starts partnership effort

In an effort to bolster industry support, the Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) has launched the Partnership for Growth Program. The Partnership for Growth Program provides GFVGA industry champions the opportunity to support... more »

Titan Farms celebrates decade of premium peach brand

Titan Farms is marking the first 10 years of one of its premium fresh peach brands. The Ridge Spring, South Carolina-based Titan announced the 10th anniversary celebration of its Lori Anne Peaches peach brand. [caption... more »

Georgia Peach Council expects bumper crop of sweet Georgia peaches

The Georgia Peach Council announced it expects a record-breaking crop of particularly sweet Georgia peaches.  Industry optimism is based on a full winter of productive dormancy and a long, cool spring of perfect weather. Combining... more »

Registration opens for Georgia ag labor forum

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association’s labor seminar returns this year but at a different time of the year. The Georgia Ag Labor Relations Forum is scheduled for Aug. 20-21 and returns to Tifton,... more »

Georgia association weighs in on H-2A rules, farm bill

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) is weighing in on the Department of Labor’s H-2A rules and the proposed 2024 farm bill. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rules further threaten the viability... more »

Georgia strawberry growers battling fungus

Many strawberry sites in Georgia are now suffering substantial plant mortality as the season progresses. Losses are not uniform, and some sites look pretty good. But unfortunately, many do not. If diseases continue to increase,... more »

Georgia blueberry growers extend assessment

Georgia blueberry growers have approved extending their state's blueberry assessment. As a result of the vote, the Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for Blueberries will continue for another three years. On April 24, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner... more »

Onion, watermelon veteran joins G&R Farms

Vidalia onion and pecan grower G&R Farms has added Rawls Neville as sales manager. Neville joined the third generation Glennville, Georgia, grower on April 1. Neville began his career... more »

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