Southeast

North Carolina grants support farm innovation

Over the past six years, nearly 250 family farms have gotten a kick-start from NC AgVentures for their efforts to increase profits through new and innovative agricultural projects. NC AgVentures is a North Carolina State... more »

Florida growers respond to hearing on effects of imports on Southeast

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association released a statement regarding the International Trade Commission’s April 8 hearing on the "Effect of Imports on the U.S. Cucumber and Squash Industries, with a Focus on the Southeast."... more »

2021 North Carolina strawberry season under way

April signals the start of strawberry season in North Carolina, and local growers are optimistic about the 2021 season and anticipate a crop that should last through Memorial Day. “The recent hard frost kept strawberry... more »

South Carolina farmers excited for 2021 growing season

After a difficult year, South Carolinians can look forward to the simple pleasures of juicy red strawberries, sweet watermelons, refreshing cucumbers, ripe peaches, fresh butter beans, vibrant basil and many other South Carolina crops. It’s... more »

US fresh strawberry production, market trends identified

Average per capita availability of fresh strawberries for 2017-19 was estimated at 6.8 pounds, more than double the average during 2000-02. To keep up with demand, both domestic and foreign supplies increased over time. Since... more »

GFVGA shares issues as US senator, congressman tour south Georgia farms

U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock, D-Georgia, was hosted by U.S. Congressman, D-Georgia 2nd District Sanford Bishop for a tour of several south Georgia farms on March 31. The congressman coordinated with the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable... more »

New headquarters brings ribbon-cutting for Wish Farms

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, recently cut the ribbon on its new headquarters in Plant City, Florida. The ceremony commemorated the official move in to Wish Farms’... more »

With the beginning of Florida blueberry season comes new UF/IFAS variety

As April starts this week, we enter the Florida blueberry season and the sweet taste that comes with the fruit. You can pick them yourself or buy them from the store or market. Recently, the... more »

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