The focus of RosBREED 2, a program to produce better-tasting fruit that resists storage problems and other challenges, is disease resistance.
A $10-million, five-year grant from USDA is driving the... more
If asked what commercial fruit orchards might look like in the future – even up to a century from now – those who’ve studied orchards closely will give yo... more
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A series of advective freeze events have damaged fruit buds, and following an additional freeze this weekend, growers will want to assess crop potenti... more »
When life-long cattle and row-crop farmer John Pratt asked Sherri Sanders, the White County Cooperative Extension Service’s agricultural agent, what... more »
The Georgia Peach Council (GPC) announced it expects the 2016 peach season to be outstanding. Having just rounded the spring chill successfully, this ... more »
Sunny, mild days with highs in the 60s and 70s are the last thing Alabama’s peach growers want. A peach expert with the Alabama Cooperative Extensio... more »
Peach growers are always looking for ways to improve their profitability. Michigan State University Extension’s 2016 Michigan Spring Peach Update is... more »
Titan Farms, a peach grower on the east coast, announced its expansion into the fruit and vegetable processing landscape through a new processing faci... more »
Precision agriculture takes center stage once again when the International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) holds its 59th Annual Conference Feb. 6-12 in... more »
Georgia growers fear losses for the pecan harvest and early blooms for blueberries and peaches if temperatures don’t drop soon. Heavy rains in Decem... more »
Penn State Extension is offering three Saturday morning webinar trainings that will each be two hours long. The three sessions are designed for the be... more »
If asked what commercial fruit orchards might look like in the future – even up to a century from now – those who’ve studied orchards closely wi... more »