Peaches

Appointments set for Michigan cherry, tree fruit and beverage groups

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has announced the following appointments to the Michigan Cherry Committee, Michigan Tree Fruit Commission and the Michigan Craft Beverage Council. Michigan Cherry Committee Paul D. Hubbell, of Williamsburg, is the owner... more »

Michigan Peach Sponsors honor a pair of industry contributors

A pair of west Michigan peach growers were honored March 3 for their service to the Michigan peach industry. Fred Koeningshof, left, a member of the Michigan Peach Sponsors board, presents... more »

Washington state is the International Fruit Tree Association destination this summer

Planes filled with tree fruit scientists, producers, nurserymen and other allied industries will be headed to Washington state this summer. For two weeks, the International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA), Washington State University / International Society... more »

Two generations of Georgia’s Dickey Farms honored by peers

Way off the interstate in central Georgia’s Musella lies a historic family farm, a fruit packing facility and agritourism operation that this year received respect from growers across the state. Dickey Farms is best known... more »

Penn State Extension offers commercial tree fruit schools

Tree fruit growers will have an opportunity to learn from Penn State Extension educators and specialists during three “Commercial Tree Fruit Schools.” Penn State Extension invites fruit producers and industry associates to attend one of three regional tree... more »

International Fruit Tree Association holds week of learning, recognition

The  International Fruit Tree Association’s 63rd Annual Conference and Tours, titled "Precision 2020," was held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Feb. 9-12. The event that attracted tree fruit growers and industry representatives from several growing regions... more »

Michigan Spring Peach Meeting 2020 scheduled for March 3 in Benton Harbor

Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Peach Sponsors will host the Michigan Spring Peach Meeting 2020 on Tuesday March 3, 2020, at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, 1791 Hillandale Road, Benton Harbor,... more »

$32M WSU tree fruit research endowment fully funded

Crop assessments stopped Jan. 21 for growers who have paid millions of dollars into a Washington State University Tree Fruit Endowment. The $32 million endowment is now fully funded, according to a press release from... more »

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