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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The threat of freezing temperatures in Alabama quickly shifted strawberry growers from production mode into protection mode.
Producers of both frui... more »
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 »
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 »
South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina are combining forces to help fruit growers produce more profitable crops.
Clemson Extension announced th... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 peach growers expect a steady supply of peaches this summer, following a normal ripening pattern with the first peaches ready for harvest i... more »