Southeast

Peach growth stages and critical temperatures in Alabama

Every spring season, peach growers in Alabama have concerns about the occurrence of potential frost or freeze events and the potential damage to the growing peach crop. To help predict the outcome of an early... more »

Tool identified in fight against fungal disease on pomegranates

The production of pomegranates is increasing globally. While India is the largest producer of this fruit, the pomegranate shrub or tree can be grown in any tropical to temperate climate. In the United States, approximately... more »

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 »

Current Issue

May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

Farm Market column: Project shows markets are essential businesses

Ag Labor Review column: Heat is on to keep protecting workers on the farm

Notes From the Farm column: Apparel upgrades, reader questions keep one busy

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