Southeast

2021 was warmer and wetter than average in Georgia

In 2021, Georgia experienced its coldest year since 2014, with an average temperature of 64.5˚  Fahrenheit. But the temperature was still well above the long-term average of 63.4˚  F and ranked the 20th warmest year... more »

Growers for upcoming season learn from Georgia Ag Forecast event

Registration slots are still available to attend the 2022 Georgia Ag Forecast on Jan. 28. The annual event will be held in one location this year, at the University of Georgia Tifton Conference Center on the University of Georgia... more »

Much-needed health care offered to Florida farmworkers

With about 200,000 migrant farmworkers in Florida, UF/IFAS Extension and the UF College of Medicine will screen as many as possible for various health conditions and give them nutrition information to help improve access to... more »

Awards breakfast part of Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference

Nine specialty crop industry professionals were honored on Jan. 8 at the 2022 Annual Awards Breakfast at the 2022 Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. “We love recognizing outstanding members of the Southeast produce industry... more »

Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association boosts consumer marketing

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA), announced Jan. 11 the 2022 consumer-focused marketing plan, Every Bite Count! The goal of this new marketing plan is to educate consumers on the impact and importance... more »

SE Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference has ‘pleasing’ attendance

After a virtual conference in 2021, the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference was excited to be back in Savannah this year, Jan. 6-9, for the 20th anniversary of the South’s premier fruit and vegetable... more »

Wang added to Hillsborough County UF/IFAS Research Center team

A new face recently started working at the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Gulf Coast Research and Education Center in Hillsborough County. Kevin Wang trained as an engineer and gave little thought to agriculture.... more »

Virginia Small Farm Outreach Program announces 2021 award winners

The Virginia Cooperative Extension Small Farm Outreach Program (SFOP) at Virginia State University concluded the annual Small Farm Outreach Conference at the Hotel Roanoke Conference Center in Roanoke, Virginia, on Nov. 20 by announcing the... more »

Current Issue

Work platform eases orchard tasks

Unruly cider apples can be tamed

Self-steer technology addresses labor crunch

Few answers found for rapid apple decline

2021 Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 recognized

2021 GLEXPO Farm Market Bus Tour a hit

Michigan fruit growers honor Larry Gut, Ed Oxley

Aubrey Rasch crowned 2022 Michigan Apple Queen

Rutgers prof identifies what makes a winery work

Some business considerations for 2022, beyond

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Bingo, bango here we go with a litany of issues

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