Apple cultivars with ancient genetic resistance to the industry’s scourge of fire blight, and peaches with a consumer-friendly texture are just two of many targets that researchers with the RosBREED... more
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, ... more
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Apple cultivars with ancient genetic resistance to the industry’s scourge of fire blight, and peaches with a consumer-friendly texture are just two ... more »
The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) will host the 113th Annual Meeting and NW Hort Expo at the Three Rivers Convention Center Dec. 4-6... more »
Georgia needs colder temperatures this winter to avoid a second disastrous peach season, says Jeff Cook, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension C... more »
Hazel Technologies will continue its research into developing new shelf-life extension technologies for fresh produce after receiving a second round ... more »
Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) applauded the recent announcement that Harry Charles Talbott, Talbott Mountain Gold, Palisa... more »
Pindar GT herbicide by Dow AgroSciences is now registered for use on bearing apples and peaches in the Carolinas, and apples in Virginia.
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Farmers aren’t the only ones busy working in their fields to repair damage from Tropical Storm Irma. As the University of Georgia’s (UGA) peach sp... more »
Processing peaches are a niche crop in west central Michigan. These fruits are distinct from fresh market free-stone peaches in several ways, includin... more »
The USDA August Crop Production Forecast for 2017 declares New Jersey’s peach production will rise to second in the U.S. The forecast, which is base... more »
Management considerations are discussed for mitigating pome and stone fruit rots. Hail damaged fruit destined for juicing still need protectio... more »