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  • Shenandoah Growers, Inc. Establishing High-Tech Indoor Farm in S.C.
    COLUMBIA – Shenandoah Growers, Inc., a national leader in commercially advanced indoor agriculture, broke ground on its next indoor ‘Biofarm,’ located in Anderson County. The project will create 50 local, well-paying jobs. With leading unit economics, capital efficiency, market reach and product offerings, Shenandoah Growers, Inc. is poised to break a long-standing market compromise by […]
  • Why the Increase? Alabama Extension Entomologist Talks Rise in Fall Armyworms
    By Clint Thompson High infestations of fall armyworms may be a surprise to Alabama producers this summer, but they aren’t to Ayanava Majumdar, Extension Professor in Entomology and Plant Pathology at Auburn University. “We had the trap numbers from the very beginning, and we knew this was coming,” Majumdar said. According to the most recent […]
  • GFVGA Celebrating 25 Years
    By Clint Thompson The voice for Georgia’s fruit and vegetable growers is celebrating 25 years this year. The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a special event on Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center. Past and current leaders of the […]
  • Sanitation Key for Whitefly Management in Tomatoes
    By Clint Thompson Planting season is under way for Florida’s tomato producers. Hopefully, farmers have done their due diligence and planned for whiteflies with proper sanitation of previous crops. That is one of the best management tactics growers can implement, says Hugh Smith, Associate Professor of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida Gulf […]