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  • Reusing Oilfield Produced Water for Irrigation
    California citrus growers and other farmers in the Bakersfield area may feel vindicated with the result of a new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International. As reported in the California Department of Food and Agriculture Planting Seeds blog, the study finds that reusing oilfield water that’s been mixed with surface water to […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Forecast: Europe’s Tangerine Crop to Decline
    The European Union (EU) tangerine crop forecast for 2019-20 shows a 14 percent decrease from the previous year, to 2.7 million metric tons (MMT), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) recently reported. The expected production is 13 percent lower than the nine-year average production of 3.1 MMT. The FAS reported that the […]
    Ernie Neff
  • Citrus Expo Seminar Schedule Now Available
    Citrus Expo is coming to you this year! The popular annual event has gone virtual in order to deliver the information to growers that they need. On Aug. 19–20, the 2020 seminar program will debut online at at 9:30 a.m. Attendees will be able to watch videos of the research presentations from their computer […]
    Tacy Callies

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • New Online Reporting Tool for Unsolicited Seed Packages
    Given the large quantity of inquiries regarding unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have originated from China, the Georgia Department of Agriculture has developed an online resource for reporting and instructing on proper disposal of the seeds.    “Thankfully, our seed lab has not found anything nefarious in the mysterious packets so far, but […]
  • Peanut Market Update
    Tyron Spearman has this week’s peanut market update. The post Peanut Market Update appeared first on Southeast AgNET.
  • American Dairy Coalition Calls for Whole Milk to Return to Schools
    The American Dairy Coalition wants to bring whole milk back to U.S. school lunchrooms. According to the proposed Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025, whole milk will continue to be banned from schools across the nation. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines are only updated and published every five years. The coalition says, “the time is now to […]