Southeast

U.S. Trade Representative’s efforts to protect Southeastern growers lauded

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association has applauded and supported the U.S. Trade Representative’s efforts to protect Southeastern produce growers. "This is a great first step to saving the domestic produce industry in the... more »

More information released about Southeast Regional conference going virtual

The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference held annually in Savannah, Georgia, has announced that the 2021 conference will be held virtually this year, Jan. 5-7, 2021. This event is the largest educational conference and... more »

PMA announces Food Fight GA as second Impact Award Laureate

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has announced the second winner of the PMA Impact Award, Georgia Organics’ Food Fight GA initiative in Atlanta, Georgia. At Fresh Summit 2019, then incoming chair, Joe Don Zetzsche announced the... more »

New AI technology ‘Agroview’ named UF Invention of the Year

Yiannis Ampatzidis and his research team combined their collective minds to find the artificial intelligence technology to best help farmers save money and better care for their crops. Out of that process, they invented a... more »

Georgia professor receives $5.4M grant to combat spotted wing drosophila

The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has been awarded a $5.4 million grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop long-term, sustainable methods... more »

$400M in Florida panhandle agricultural products at stake in Sally’s wake

As slow-moving Hurricane Sally approached the Gulf Coast – eventually making landfall as a category 2 storm near Gulf Shores, Alabama, early Wednesday morning – its bands enveloped most of the Florida Panhandle. But like... more »

South Florida growers helped by researcher in gaining competitive edge

Trent Blare has spent the last six years as a markets and value chain specialist for entities in Peru and Mexico focusing on small growers. He worked directly with... more »

Some Florida strawberries show Neopestalotiopsis fruit rot

There is a new disease that has been reported on strawberries, and it is causing substantial issues for the strawberry industry in Florida.  It is possible that our environment in Georgia is not conducive to... more »

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FGN February 2021

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Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

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