Southeast

Impact of elections on ag law and policy focus of Jan. 13 webinar

The results of the 2020 elections have led to changes that could be historically significant for U.S. agriculture. To give some clarity on what these changes could mean, the National Agricultural Law Center is hosting... more »

In story of blueberries and bees, scientists play matchmaker

Every single blueberry is the result of a flower that was pollinated by a bee. In other words: No buzz, no berry. With that in mind, it’s no wonder blueberry growers bring in hives of... more »

LSU, state join to offer safety program to produce growers

The LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry are developing an information program on water testing and management to help specialty crop growers meet federal and market-driven requirements. Led by Allison Dumas, LDAF... more »

Georgia Ag Forecast to be held online Jan. 29

Economists from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) will discuss the effects of COVID-19 on farming, highlight agritourism impacts in the state, and give a forecast of top commodities for... more »

UF researchers help wineries capitalize on carbonation craving

University of Florida researchers are helping wineries make more of their products bubbly to meet taste trends and expand their business. Andrew MacIntosh, a University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) assistant... more »

Wish Farms expands Florida strawberry farm

Plant City, Florida-based international grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, is adding acreage to its Florida strawberry farm operation. Founded in 1987, G&D Farms is named as a tribute... more »

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 »

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FGN February 2021

Florida breeding seeks regionally-adapted peach rootstocks

Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

Growers’ group builds own research facility

Low-tech strategies for fighting frost shouldn’t be ignored

Southeast growers turning to soil moisture sensors

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Biden appointees face task of working with ag sector

Notes from the Farm column: Assess equipment to make farm operate better

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