Peaches

Detect and avoid nematode problems in your fruit planting

Plant-parasitic nematodes are microscopic round worms that live in the soil and feed on plant roots or foliage. Nematode feeding can cause a reduction in root volume and mass but above-ground symptoms such as stunting,... more »

Colorado ag industry challenged by multiple woes

Specialty crop growers are all too familiar with the vagaries presented by damaging weather impacts, pest and disease intrusions, market fluctuations, labor shortages and any number of obstacles that come their way in pursuing a... more »

California registers biopesticide for codling moth, oriental fruit moth larvae

BioTEPP Inc., a Canadian biotech company, recently received registration from the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) for its Virosoft CP4, a biopesticide used to control codling moth (cydia pomonella) and oriental fruit moth (grapholita molesta).... more »

Advanced peach selections being tested for Alabama growers

Clemson University’s peach breeding program developed new improved peach and nectarine selections that can considerably contribute to sustainability. Advanced selections SC-1 and SC-2 possess a number of valuable traits including early ripening and bacterial spot... more »

Michigan State University to host online peach field day

Michigan State University Extension and MSU AgBioResearch will host a virtual field day highlighting peach research Sept. 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. This event will feature video highlights of 2020 stone fruit research trials and presentations from MSU researchers and Extension... more »

Peach Virtual Field Day in Michigan scheduled for Sept. 2

Michigan State University Extension and MSU AgBioResearch will host a virtual field day highlighting peach research on Sept. 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. This event will feature video highlights of 2020 stone fruit research trials and presentations from MSU researchers and... more »

Efforts under way to improve the world’s ‘best’ peach

Colorado-grown Palisade peaches are ranked first in the country when it comes to value of the product per-pound, making them the most expensive peaches in the world. Challenges in evolving the peach crop Colorado State... more »

Breeder David Cain awarded Wilder Medal by American Pomological Society

David Cain, founder and chief plant breeder for International Fruit Genetics, has been awarded the 2020 Wilder Medal, the highest honor presented by the American Pomological Society. This medal recognizes Cain’s contributions throughout his 42-year... more »

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Kansas peach grower puts focus on high-density output

FGN’s 60th Anniversary: Tree fruit rootstocks evolve over decades

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

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

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