Peaches

Western Growers to honor Carol Chandler at the 2021 Annual Meeting

Western Growers will honor agriculture advocate, educator, philanthropist and trailblazer Carol Chandler with the 2021 Award of Honor. The Award of Honor is Western Growers’ highest recognition of achievement and is given to individuals who... more »

A glimpse into the peach orchard of the future

Peaches, not surprisingly, pack a punch for Georgia's economy. Over 130 million pounds of peaches are produced in Georgia per year, and the Southern staple has a total farm gate value of over $71 million,... more »

Pace International adds plant-based organic coating to stone fruit portfolio

Wapato, Washington-based Pace International LLC, a provider of sustainable postharvest solutions and technologies for the fresh produce industry, announced Sept. 9 the introduction of PrimalFresh 60 Organic. PrimaFresh 60 Organic (OR) is the latest advancement... more »

Grower shares how Michigan peaches were impacted by the April frost

The April cold temperatures caused a major concern among Michigan farmers. Although several areas of Michigan were hit by a frost, many crops faced minimal damage and were saved by the grower using different techniques.... more »

117th Annual Meeting & NW Hort Expo still plans to be in-person event

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association and the Northwest Hort Expo are still planning an in-person conference and trade show Dec. 6-8 at the Yakima Convention Center and Yakima Valley SunDome. "In accordance with Governor... more »

Titan Farms, supermarket donate 1,500 cases of peaches donated to food banks

Titan Farms and Harris Teeter come together in their seventh year to donate peaches to Second Harvest Food Banks in Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina. Over the past seven years, Titan Farms and Harris Teeter... more »

Southeast rivals have common goal in world of peach production

Georgia and South Carolina share a border, a passion for football and pride in their peaches. With the University of Georgia (UGA) and Clemson University campuses separated by a mere 70 miles, the Bulldogs and... more »

New Jersey peach growers taking advantage of ‘banner’ season

New Jersey peaches are still plentiful, and delicious.  Growers and packers report to the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council that this is a banner season. “The weather smiled on our peach trees this year, “says... more »

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