Peaches

Modes of action, product solubility key in fall weed control

“Know your weeds and have a three-year plan,” said Bernard Zandstra, Michigan State University (MSU) Extension specialist and professor in the Department of Horticulture.

A well thought-out, written plan is the best way to stay on track with a complicated herbicide program.

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New facilities drive Titan Farms upgrade

“We made a $9 million investment in 2015 and a little bit more in 2016.”

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Honeybee management in tree fruit orchards

Most people in agriculture understand the crucial role cultivated honeybees play in the production of specialty crops across the country, partic... more »

Blossom Protect, Botector get EPA OK to increase storage time

Vista, California-based Westbridge Agricultural Products' has received Environmental Protection Agency approval for an extended storage period on the ... more »

Marketing Efforts Boost Georgia Peach Industry

Will McGehee, partner at Genuine Georgia, talks about efforts to revitalize peach sales for growers. ... watch »

Will McGehee Named 2018 ‘Mr. Peach’

Will McGehee is a partner in the Genuine Georgia agency that markets and sells peaches and pecans. He recently was named the 2018 "Mr. Peach" by the i... watch »

Merger creates largest peach, pecan entity in US

The recent merger of Fort Valley, Georgia-based Lane Southern Orchards with Taylor Orchards combines acreage, facilities and innovation, making this p... more »

Michigan Spring Peach Update meeting March 13

A meeting to learn about all aspects of peaches and peach growing is the one day 2018 Michigan Spring Peach Update held in southwest Michigan on March... more »

Georgia peach growers optimistic about 2018 after bad 2017

While Georgians themselves might be groaning about the recent cold weather, it’s beneficial for the state’s peach crop. These chilly days provi... more »

Georgia specialty ag leaders honored at Southeast Regional

Up-and-coming leaders in Georgia specialty agriculture were recognized at an awards breakfast Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Ve... more »

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 ... more »

Washington State Tree Fruit Association plans annual meeting, expo

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) will host the 113th Annual Meeting and NW Hort Expo at the Three Rivers Convention Center Dec. 4-6... more »


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