Southeast

Wish Farms starts domestic blueberry season, to pack 4 million pounds

Demand for Florida blueberries has seen a significant rise over the last decade as people are becoming keenly aware of their numerous health benefits. As the largest grower of fresh blueberries in Florida, Wish Farms expects... more »

Update: South Carolina peaches suffered minimal damage from freeze

Clemson researchers report South Carolina peaches appear to have survived the recent cold snap, but growers shouldn’t let down their guard just yet. The Clemson Peach Team and Cooperative Extension Service agents met this week... more »

Harvest CROO Robotics strawberry harvester nears fruition

After five years of development, Harvest CROO Robotics has a robotic picker that is able to look at a strawberry plant and determine which among the berries on the plant are ripe, all through artificial... more »

Robert Dickey named 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year

Crawford County peach farmer Robert Dickey has been named the 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year. A fourth-generation farmer, Dickey manages approximately 1,000 acres of peaches and 3,000 acres of timberland with the help of... more »

Advanced CRISPR technologies for ag launched by Pairwise

Pairwise, located in the Triangle area in North Carolina's, and one of the fast-growing agriculture and food biotech companies, has licensed some advanced CRISPR genome editing technologies from two prestigious Boston institutions to expand its crop-editing... more »

El Nino impacts Georgia agriculture

Growers who might face a delayed planting season can thank El Nino for Georgia’s exceedingly wet winter, according to Pam Knox, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agricultural climatologist. Row crop and vegetable producers usually begin... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies expands into Georgia blueberries

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada-based Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. (BVT) has expanded the pilot launch of its proprietary bee-based technology used for increased plant health and marketable yield into the Georgia blueberry market, following its successful launch... more »

Siblings’ business creates food from farm leftovers

Up to 40 percent of crops grown in the United States never make it to market, but two North Carolina entrepreneurs are finding ways to create healthy foods out of what would otherwise be wasted.... more »


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