Southeast

New UGA entomologist studies beneficial biodiversity on farms

Bill Snyder, the newest researcher to join the University of Georgia Department of Entomology, is looking forward to working with the wide diversity of soils, climates and cropping systems in the Southeastern U.S. He joined... more »

Students study growers’ attitudes toward cultural, marketing practices

Two University of Georgia (UGA) graduate students have received grant money to pursue research into producers’ attitudes towards sustainable agriculture. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program provides graduate... more »

Alpine Fresh brings new look to its brand, logo

Alpine Fresh , a grower, packer and shipper of fresh fruits and vegetables based in Miami, Florida, has launched its new brand and redesigned logo. This new logo has been incorporated into Alpine Fresh's product... more »

SE Regional returns to Savannah for 2019 Educational Conference & Trade Show

The SE Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference returns to Savannah, Georgia. this Jan. 9-12, 2020.  In 2019, the educational event and trade show hosted more than 3,300 attendees and 290 vendor companies. “This conference has... more »

Portable technology sniffs out plant disease In the field

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed portable technology that allows farmers to identify plant diseases in the field. The handheld device, which is plugged into a smartphone, works by sampling the airborne volatile... more »

Texas International Produce Association to host labor workshops

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) will be hosting two labor workshops at its corporate headquarters in Mission, Texas on Sept 24. The sessions are available for free for TIPA members along with Texas Vegetable... more »

Wish Farms’ ‘generations of sweetness’ celebrated

Berry company Wish Farms recently broke ground on a new headquarters building and rolled out a new marketing tagline, “generations of sweetness.” Based in Plant City, Florida, the company is a grower, marketer and year-round... more »

Cloud based software helps growers on the ground

A University of Florida agricultural engineer has developed software that can help growers find the best places to plant crops and to identify fruit and vegetable varieties that perform better against diseases. Now, Yiannis Ampatzidis... more »


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