Peaches

Spotted lanterfly targeted by Valent spray Danitol

Valent U.S.A. LLC announced a FIFRA Section 2(ee) recommendation for the use of Danitol 2.4 EC Spray on spotted lanternfly – an invasive pest currently in Pennsylvania with the potential to devastate fruit trees, grape... more »

Michigan tree fruit growers to vote on program continuation

Michigan Tree Fruit producers will vote on whether to continue the Michigan Tree Fruit Research & Development Program in a referendum conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Feb. 11-22. Ballots... more »

Spotted Lanternfly Preparedness Conference set

The University of Massachusetts Extension has scheduled a "Spotted Lanternfly Conference" for Feb. 7 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Milford, Massachusetts. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., will focus on the spotted... more »

Peaches, nectarines may thrive in Midwest chill

The cold winters in the northern Great Plains make growing peaches or nectarines a gamble. “Iowa... more »

Michigan Spring Peach Meeting set for March 5

Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Peach Sponsors will host the annual Michigan Spring Peach Meeting Tuesday March 5, 2019 at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, 1791 Hillandale Road, Benton Harbor, Michigan. ... more »

Dormant treatment tackles troublesome weeds

{Sponsored} Tackling your toughest weeds during the dormant season enables you to start the season with a clean orchard floor and can increase your farm’s profitability. Fifth-generation farmer Craig McDowell of Chesnee, South Carolina, was... more »

Modes of action, product solubility key in fall weed control

A multi-year plan of control is the starting point for fall herbicide applications in tree fruit. The weed control plan should include tank mixing herbicides with multiple modes of action, rotating modes of action, evaluating... more »

Canada ‘yet to realize’ fruit export potential in Europe

Canada has huge opportunities for fruit exports to Europe that are being left unrealized, despite the opening up of trade between EU countries and the North American nation. This is a key message that Canadian... more »


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