Peaches

RosBREED 2 halfway toward improved parent plants

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

RosBREED prioritizes disease resistance

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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Freezing temperatures threaten Alabama strawberry, peach crops

The threat of freezing temperatures in Alabama quickly shifted strawberry growers from production mode into protection mode. Producers of both frui... more »

New Jersey to allow growers to protect flowering crops from deep freeze

With the state expected to plunge into a deep freeze for the next several days, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Depart... more »

California winegrape supporter dies

Duane M. Jungeblut, 89, of Lodi, passed away on Feb. 15, 2017. He was born in Lodi, on July 21, 1927, to Calvin and Angelina Jungeblut. Jungeblut w... more »

Clemson Extension adds two new fruit crop specialists

South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina are combining forces to help fruit growers produce more profitable crops. Clemson Extension announced th... more »

Obituary: James Moore

James N. Moore, who in 1964 established the fruit breeding program within the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, died Jan. 22. He ... more »

Vigilance during season wrap up aids disease management for 2017

The 2016 season is almost in our rearview mirror. Although the fruit harvest may be winding down, vigilance is still needed for managing tree fruit di... more »

New generation of researchers helps peach growers

Two years into the job, University of Georgia peach specialist Dario Chavez is pleased with the development of his research program. The new research ... more »

Clemson workshop teaches how to grow healthy fruit

Bill Foster of Westminster was one of about 100 people who learned how to grow healthy fruit crops during a workshop at Clemson’s Musser Fruit Resea... more »

New website launched for New Jersey peaches

The New Jersey Peach Promotion Council  has launched a newly designed website with rotating photos that conforms to any size screen. “Now peach... more »

New Jersey growers expect steady peach supply

New Jersey peach growers expect a steady supply of peaches this summer, following a normal ripening pattern with the first peaches ready for harvest i... more »


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