Peaches

Bonnie Lundblad elected chair of New Jersey Peach Promotion Council

Bonnie Lundblad was recently elected chair of the 70-year-old New Jersey Peach Promotion Council, replacing Santo John Maccherone long time chair who stepped back and was elected vice chairmen.   “I am excited to see Ms.... more »

New Jersey peach growers prepare for challenging harvest season

With a good crop of peaches being thinned for size and quality, New Jersey growers like most farmers are working under new protocols to protect farm workers’ health during the virus pandemic while using stringent... more »

Clemson’s Ksenija Gasic awarded Godley-Snell Award for Excellence

For her work leading a team of scientists focusing on developing high-quality, disease-resistant peach varieties, Clemson University associate professor Ksenija Gasic was awarded the 2020 Godley-Snell Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research. Gasic, who works... more »

Prima Wawona empowers stone fruit retailers with key category data

Prima Wawona, a large stone fruit producer in the U.S., has partnered with a leading fresh produce strategic insight and research company to provide retailers with key stone fruit category data. These insights help retailers... more »

Colorado Farm Bureau seeks disaster declaration for Western Slope fruit growers

Colorado Farm Bureau sent a letter on April 20 to USDA Secretary Sonny Purdue, urging for a disaster declaration for counties on Colorado’s Western Slope facing devastation to fruit crops because of a recent freeze.... more »

Freeze damage to peach crop seen in south central Pennsylvania

Weather stations at the Fruit Research and Extension Center in Adams County, Pennsylvania, showed that there was a strong temperature inversion about 5 a.m. with calm winds. The temperature at 837 feet elevation above sea... more »

Summit Agro USA has new website, touts Verdepryn insecticide, Timorex Act fungicide

Summit Agro USA has launched a new website designed from the ground up to be a solutions-centric tool for growers, dealers, consultants and PCAs. "We surveyed our customers and distribution partners about website resources. What we found was that these... more »

Stoller has organic product to control invasive spotted lanternfly

Stoller USA, a plant health company, announced the addition of the spotted lanternfly to the Golden Pest Spray Oil label for conventional and organic use on the spotted lanternfly egg masses before they hatch. Spotted... more »

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