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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Will McGehee, partner at Genuine Georgia, talks about efforts to revitalize peach sales for growers.
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Will McGehee is a partner in the Genuine Georgia agency that markets and sells peaches and pecans. He recently was named the 2018 "Mr. Peach" by the i... watch »
The recent merger of Fort Valley, Georgia-based Lane Southern Orchards with Taylor Orchards combines acreage, facilities and innovation, making this p... more »
A meeting to learn about all aspects of peaches and peach growing is the one day 2018 Michigan Spring Peach Update held in southwest Michigan on March... more »
While Georgians themselves might be groaning about the recent cold weather, it’s beneficial for the state’s peach crop.
These chilly days provi... more »
Up-and-coming leaders in Georgia specialty agriculture were recognized at an awards breakfast Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Ve... more »
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 »