Peaches

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 »

Colorado peach grower Harry Talbott dies at age 86

Harry Talbott, the 86-year-old patriarch of Talbott Farms, died March 14. A two-week-long cascade of health problems managed to bring down a giant in Colorado’s fruit industry, a larger-than-life character whose influence was felt far... more »

Registration for use in California set for Harvanta, Verdepryn insecticides

Summit Agro USA has announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulation has recently granted registration approval for two insecticides containing the active ingredient cyclapryn. These ground-breaking insecticides are Harvanta and Verdepryn. These IRAC 28... more »

California ‘Cover Crops in Orchards Field Day’ set for March 8

University of California Cooperative Extension/University of California, Davis Plant Sciences Virtual Field Day "Cover Crops in Orchards" will be held March 8. This “virtual tour” is the outcome of a three-year research project sponsored by... more »

Horticulture scholarship honors professional tie that led to friendship

As a peach and pecan producer in central Georgia, Al Pearson relied on the expert advice provided by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. In addition to the valuable counsel provided by Extension peach expert Maurice... more »

North Carolina peach growers hold referendum Feb. 25

Peach growers across the state will have a chance to vote to renew the industry’s assessment for commercial growers during a mail-in referendum that starts Feb. 25. The assessment provides funds for research and marketing... more »

SePRO has unique mode-of-action residual herbicide for permanent crops

BrakeOn! pre-emergence residual herbicide for the control of annual grass and broadleaf weeds in permanent crops is being launched by SePRO Corp., long known for its aquatic and horticultural products. According to a news relief,... more »

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Kansas peach grower puts focus on high-density output

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Pear rootstocks for replant in presence of armillaria

Cover crops show effects on iron deficiency in pear

USHBC recognizes grower Tom Bodtke, other blueberry industry leaders

Technology highlights at IFTA show commercial potential

Autonomous sprayer available for orchards

Hybrid use puts Regev in ‘game-changer’ mode

Farm Market column: ‘Delighting’ the online customer ideal marketers’ goal

Notes from the Farm column: Taking out an old tree while navigating credit card scams

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Through good times and bad, neighbors help each other

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