Southeast

Georgia’s peach crop in good shape after two down years

Georgia peach farmers are feeling “peachy” about the outlook for this season’s crop, which is expected to more than double last year’s volume, according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Agriculture and Natural... more »

UGA Extension training helps keep Georgia’s produce safe

Over the past decade, Americans have fallen in love with locally grown produce, but just because something is grown nearby doesn’t automatically make it safe. Small and beginning farmers, who put a lot of their... more »

Produce grower is South Carolina farmer of the year

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named fruit and vegetable grower Sidi Limehouse  its 2019 South Carolina farmer of the year. Limehouse studied Agricultural... more »

Georgia farmer of the year grows peaches

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named peach grower Robert Lee Dickey III its 2019 Georgia farmer of the year. Robert earned his degree in 1977... more »

Arkansas crops specialist McWhirt honored at international horticulture symposium

An Arkansas Extension horticulture specialist has been honored by the International Society for Horticultural Science with its 2019 Young Minds Award for best presentation. Amanda McWhirt, Extension horticulture crops specialist for the University of Arkansas... more »

Annual field day to feature University of Georgia research

Georgia farmers can learn about agricultural research while interacting with University of Georgia scientists during the annual Sunbelt Field Day in Moultrie, Georgia, on Thursday, July 25. From 8:30 a.m. to noon, UGA agriculture specialists... more »

Floridians’ right to home-grow fruit protected

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in late June signed legislation protecting the right of all Floridians to grow fruit and vegetables on their own property. Starting July 1, any local Florida ordinance that expressly limits or prohibits... more »

Rodale Institute launches organic research, training center in Georgia

When Rebecca and Ross Williams shuttered their cheesehouse at Many Fold Farm, about an hour outside of Atlanta, in 2017, it was with a heavy heart but a determination to work towards a new agrarian... more »

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Boyer Orchards goes from side business to award winner in three generations

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