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Georgia Ag Forecast scheduled

Growers can view the latest research offered by the University of Georgia (UGA)  at the 2023 Georgia Ag Forecast. Registration is now open. The annual seminar, scheduled for Jan. 27 at the UGA Tifton Conference... more »

Ed sessions shine at SE Regional Fruit & Veg Conference

Fruit Growers News managing editor Chris Koger is attending the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Georgia. At the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, growers are attending sessions,... more »

Paul DiMare, voice of Florida tomatoes, dies

Paul DiMare, a man honored as a Florida agricultural giant and the voice of Florida’s tomato industry, has died. DiMare, 81, died on Friday, Dec. 30. A funeral mass is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 6... more »

UF study shows UV lamps can control strawberry pest

Because of the prominent role strawberries play in Florida winter production, controlling pests is critical. While growers began planting for this year’s harvest in October, they’re acutely aware of the potential scourge of the twospotted... more »

Growers, rural communities aided by UGA stress effort

From forces of nature to inflation, stressors have an outsized impact on farmers and families. Producers depend on University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension agents for research-based advice to improve production practices. Now, UGA Extension... more »

Flooded fields benefit growers, wildlife

A U.S. Department of Agriculture study is examining how flooded fields affect wildlife and agriculture production. Mississippi Delta farmers may reap the benefits for flooding their fields during the fall and winter. USDA’s Agricultural Research... more »

Southeastern Farmers of the Year give to communities

The 10 growers honored in the 2022 Swisher/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year program represented their respective states and took the opportunity provided by Syngenta to donate to organizations that mean a lot to... more »

Viva Fresh names 2023 keynote speaker

Charlie Rocket, a motivational speaker who lost weight and improved his life through eating more fruits and vegetables, has been named keynote speaker of the 2023 Viva Fresh Produce Expo. Charlie... more »

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Italian orchard all-in on multi-leader system

Italy’s apple-focused show rich on technology

Michigan hort group lauds Thome, Shane

H-2A, ag labor reform efforts die in Congress

2022 Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 recognized

Michigan apple growers to decide future of program

Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour 2022

Engelsma family claims 7th cider contest win

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Farm Market & Agrotourism: take time to assess your marketing strategy

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