Southeast

UGA viticulturist, plant pathologist to present at Wine Producers Conference

Fritz Westover of Westover Viticulture and Virtual Viticulture Academy will serve as keynote speaker for the conference. Westover will speak on “A new era for grape growing in Georgia: Learning from the past and adapting... more »

Georgia growers honored at SE Regional

A number of Georgia growers were honored during an awards breakfast at the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference held Jan. 9-12 in Savannah, Georgia. The breakfast recognizes individuals from Georgia who have been honored... more »

Report: Florida strawberries attacked by aggressive fungus

A fungus has taken over some strawberry fields in Florida. One grower lost as many as 80 acres in Manatee County. Pestalotiopsis affects the foliage and fruit, down to the root of strawberry plants. Gary... more »

Blueberry open house, trade show planned in North Carolina

Join the North Carolina Blueberry Council and North Carolina State University for the primary educational meeting for blueberry growers in the state and region. The 54th Annual Open House and Trade Show will be held... more »

Georgia Beekeepers Association backs ‘Save the Honeybee’ license plate

“Save the Honeybee” license plates are now available for Georgia drivers to purchase, thanks to the efforts of the Georgia Beekeepers Association (GBA). “The idea of the honey bee tag had been tossed around for... more »

Solar leases: National Ag Law Center guides outline what you need to know

With a spike in the solar industry, many landowners are leasing their property to solar developers as a form of extra income. However, these specialty leases present some unique legal concerns. The National Agricultural Law... more »

New blackberry from University of Arkansas achieves pinnacle of flavor

Ponca, a new blackberry variety from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, offers the pinnacle of flavor from one of the world’s leading public blackberry breeding programs. Ponca is the 20th blackberry from... more »

Helm Agro US hires Josh Louder as regional sales manager for Southwest

Tampa, Florida-based Helm Agro US Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Josh Louder as Regional Sales Manager in the Southwest. Louder will be responsible for promoting and... more »


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