Marketing, weather, rootstock improve for Georgia peach growers

All of these developments are good news for a younger generation of growers.

Fostering wild bees for orchard pollination

While non-native honeybees are the most numerous pollinators of Michigan apples, they are just one of the 99 species that visit Michigan orchards.

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Warm weather, rain start Michigan fruit crops

More seasonably warm weather combined with recent rainfall brought the first push of green growth in fruit crops for the year. Drier conditions early ... more »

Researchers travel Down Under to collect raspberry and peach seeds

University of Georgia horticulturists Rachel Itle and Dario Chavez recently spent a busy two weeks in Australia collecting seeds from wild raspberries... more »

Penn State bilingual workshop covers fruit trees pruning, GAP

[caption id="attachment_17293" align="alignright" width="225"] There were no empty chairs at the indoor portion of the workshop. Photo: Lee Stivers, P... more »

Georgia fruit commissions accept nominations for board members

The Georgia commissions for blueberry, peaches and pecan growers have board positions open and are accepting nominations to fill the positions. T... more »

Colder-than-normal March damages crops, delays planting

In terms of heat, February in the Southeastern U.S. set records, so the swing to lower-than-normal temperatures in March came as a shock to many. T... more »

Marketing, weather, rootstock improve for Georgia peach growers

Georgia growers are planting peach trees — a sign that the industry is headed toward better times. The last two years have been difficult, with w... more »

Fostering wild bees for orchard pollination

Be nice to wild bees: They live near your farm and go to work without being asked. Native pollinators are a force for good in Michigan orchards, an... more »

Honeybee management in tree fruit orchards

Most people in agriculture understand the crucial role cultivated honeybees play in the production of specialty crops across the country, partic... more »

Blossom Protect, Botector get EPA OK to increase storage time

Vista, California-based Westbridge Agricultural Products' has received Environmental Protection Agency approval for an extended storage period on the ... more »

Marketing Efforts Boost Georgia Peach Industry

Will McGehee, partner at Genuine Georgia, talks about efforts to revitalize peach sales for growers. ... watch »

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