Southeast

Public field hearings in Florida, Georgia on seasonal and perishable produce postponed

Consistent with recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the field hearings scheduled in Florida and Georgia on April 7 and April 9 by the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Departments of... more »

Agrisel USA hires two new Southern territory sales representatives

Agrisel USA Inc., a company that offers formulation and distribution of value-added products to dealers and distributors in the agricultural, poultry, turf and ornamental, golf course, home and garden, and specialty pest control markets, has... more »

Frustrated growers unite to detail harm from unfair Mexican trade

Florida growers of fresh fruits and vegetables are primed to tell U.S. trade officials about the harm they have suffered from Mexico’s unfair trade practices over the past two decades. Representatives from the Office of... more »

UGA Extension schedules grape growers workshops

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is holding workshops specifically for Georgia grape growers in March. The classes, set for March 5 in Dahlonega, Georgia; and March 17 in Ellijay, Georgia, will cover disease and insect... more »

Areas in Georgia well above average with recent rainfall totals

Bright green grass across the fields, lawns and roadsides of northern and central Georgia is making those parts of the state look more like Ireland than a typical Georgia in February. Copious rain, coupled with... more »

Michael Toews tapped to lead University of Georgia Tifton Campus

Michael Toews has been named assistant dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to oversee the Tifton Campus. Toews, a UGA entomology professor, succeeds Joe West, who is retiring February... more »

HELM Agro US hires Mark Chupp

HELM Agro US Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, recently hired Mark Chupp as Regional Sales Manager for the Southeast. In this role, Chupp will be responsible for driving territory... more »

UGA climate expert shares production strategies for spring weather

Georgia weather is predictably unpredictable, bitter cold one week and balmy the next. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts urge Georgia growers to pay close attention to the weather over the coming months and be... more »


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