Southeast

David Scott, D-Georgia, to serve as the chair of the House Agriculture Committee

The House Democratic Caucus approved Representative David Scott, D-Georgia, to serve as the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-Pa.) will serve as the ranking member of the Agriculture Committee after... more »

2021 virtual schedule set for Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference

The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference has announced the full 2021 Virtual Schedule including over 85 hours of educational programs across 15 different specialty crop commodity conferences. Although we won’t be meeting in person... more »

Safe food training to be available to Florida’s small, beginning farmers

A new opportunity for Florida’s small and medium-sized produce farmers will become a reality with the support of a U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Outreach Program (FSOP) grant designed to produce and provide easy-to-access... more »

Thirteen Bumpers College faculty members recognized with service awards

Thirteen faculty members in U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences are being recognized with milestone service awards to the college and university. They will be honored at the annual... more »

5 things Florida employers must know about vote to increase minimum wage

Florida voters just approved Nov. 3 a constitutional amendment that will gradually raise the state minimum wage to $15 per hour in 2026. What does this mean for employers? Here are the top five things you... more »

Wish Farms refreshes its brand, reveals app and website

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, has introduced a new look and messaging for its labels. Additionally, the company is promoting with an updated website and newly designed... more »

University of Florida sets online resources for non-English speaking ag workers

The fall crop season is underway in Florida and over the next few months, an increase in the farmworker population will help plant, maintain, and harvest our crops in the Sunshine State. Agriculture is an... more »

Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association names new director of communications

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association has named Christina Morton as its new director of communications. She replaces Lisa Lochridge, who will retire Dec.1. An experienced strategic communicator with a strong public relations background, Morton... more »

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