Peaches

Cool springs set well with fruit tree growers

Stable springs without hard frosts are sitting well for fruit tree growers around the country.

Washington growers are looking at a good bloom.

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Marketing, weather, rootstock improve for Georgia peach growers

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

Michigan’s 2017 fruit crop down from 2016

Fruit production in Michigan for 2017 was down from 2016 for all major fruits, according to Marlo Johnson, Director of the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Reg... more »

Wawona Packing promotion to feature freestone organic peaches 

Cutler, California-based Wawona Packing, the largest grower of organic tree fruit in the United States, has announced that its crop of organic yellow... more »

Georgia growers enjoying improved peach crop

Last year’s summer peach crop was disastrous, but Georgia’s peach crop rebounded this summer following colder temperatures in December and January... more »

South Carolina peaches expected to rebound after difficult years

After two seasons of climatic events that lashed out at the state’s peach crop, South Carolina peach producers and researchers believe this season c... more »

California May peach harvest down, says USDA

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service reported that California Peach harvest in May was down slightly from last year. California’s Ma... more »

John Deere has low-profile, narrow 5075GL high-value crop tractor 

John Deere has introduced the 5075GL Specialty Tractor for orchard and vineyard growers who want a powerful, low and narrow tractor to maintain and ha... more »

High-density peach hedging can boost efficiency, save in labor costs

New technologies could enable stone fruit growers to better fight disease, provide the potential to dwarf rootstock and even to mechanize many orchard... more »

$177.4 million in commodity purchases planned by USDA

Up to $177.4 million in purchases for nutrition assistance programs using a new streamlined process was introduced May 24 by U.S. Department of Agric... more »

Cool springs set well with fruit tree growers

Stable springs without hard frosts are sitting well for fruit tree growers around the country. In Washington state, growers are set up for a good g... more »

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 »


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