Peaches

Georgia peach farm introduces free two-day shipping nationwide

Fresh Georgia peaches are closer than ever. This summer, Pearson Farm introduces free two-day delivery for all peach orders. June until early August, Pearson Farm ships farm-fresh Georgia peaches throughout most of the continental United... more »

Texas growers expect bumper peach, blackberry crops

Texas peach and blackberry producers are reporting above-average fruit sets, good growing conditions and very few issues as they near harvests, and are expecting high demand, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Larry Stein,... more »

Fungal biologists fighting peach tree-killing pathogen

Many a Coloradan looks forward to that first, juicy bite of a Palisade peach every summer. Demand for the famous Western Slope fruit never runs dry, but the state’s $40 million peach industry is under... more »

Arkansas peaches, muscadines hardest hit in 2021’s second historic freeze event

In the overnight hours of April 20, temperatures fell into the 20s across about half the state, triggering the second historic freeze event in 2021. While many horticulture producers were able to prepare by covering... more »

Prima Wawona announces major stone fruit expansion

Prima Wawona, a Fresno, California-based grower and marketer of conventional and organic peaches, nectarines, plums and apricots announced April 23 that it is expanding its acreage by another 2,600 acres devoted to growing stone fruit.... more »

Newly planted, established peach trees benefit from irrigation in UGA study

While peach orchards are a common sight throughout middle and south Georgia – helping the Peach State live up to its name – peach producers need more than just the title to ensure that both... more »

Kansas peach grower puts focus on high-density output

A trained engineer has a head start in any profession in which ingenuity and mechanical aptitude breeds success. Gabe Spurgeon, manager of South Baldwin Farms near Baldwin City, Kansas, is a prime example of how... more »

TerraFresh Organics adds organic Amber Crest peaches

Mill Valley, California-based Terra Fresh Organics, an organic fruit company known for supplying organic citrus, mangos, stone fruit and grapes to North America, announces the addition of Organic Amber Crest Peaches to its Earth Greens... more »

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