Southeast

2020 Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame honorees announced

Agriculture Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried and the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Foundation announced Oct. 8 the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees for 2020. The induction ceremony will be held at the Florida State Fair’s Agricultural Hall of Fame Banquet... more »

University of Florida experts help farmers cope with mental stress

When some people think of a farmer, they conjure an image of a stoic, tough-as-nails figure – one who can cope with any hardship. But that’s not always the case, particularly when cold, heat, drought,... more »

Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association holds convention, gives awards

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association's 76th annual conference at The Breakers in Palm Beach drew record attendance with a crowd of 485. “This is our 76th year of service to the agricultural industry,” said... more »

Southeast Georgia experiences improved blueberry season

Ideal weather conditions this season allowed blueberry farmers in southeast Georgia to produce their best crop since 2016, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Agent Renee Allen. Farmers like Albert Wildes agree. “In 2017... more »

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 »


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