Peaches

USDA resources help fruit farm stay in family hands

Nestled in the hills of Adams County, Pennsylvania lies a fifth-generation family farm, Boyer Nurseries & Orchards. Purchased in 1900 by the patriarch, W.W. Boyer, Boyer Nurseries & Orchards has grown in both business ventures... more »

Georgia-grown peaches help sell other products of the state

While Georgia might be most well-known for their peaches, The Fresh Market, a leading specialty grocer, is reaching beyond the fuzzy fruit to expand its already extensive local Georgia product offerings by adding 75 new... more »

Southeast Produce Council honors Titan Farms director

Ross Williams, director of packing operations and food safety at Titan Farms, has received the Southeast Produce Council’s (SEPC) Next Generation award at this year’s Southern Innovations Organics and Foodservice Expo. The Next Generation Award is given... more »

It's hard to envision a more luxurious farm-to-table operation. A luxury hotel in Paris, the Four Seasons Hotel George V, is establishing an organic garden to grow fruits and vegetables for a hotel restaurant, Le George. [caption... more »

New Jersey peach season later than usual

New Jersey peach growers are experiencing a late season. New Jersey Peach Promotion Council (NJPPC) Marketing Consultant Pegi Adam said many growers in the state such as Alstede Farms still have peaches left. The season,... more »

Updated insecticide use for spotted lanternfly on peach, grape

Spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive and important pest for grapes in Southeastern PA. Evaluation of insecticides for managing this insect in the 2018 growing season are ongoing, and we present the most up-to-date data... more »

Managing risk with crop insurance, diversification

Chris Eckert finds himself spending a lot... more »

New Jersey peaches put in full view

Take a look at those electronic billboards on major highways around New Jersey, and your taste buds might tingle at the sight of delicious Jersey peaches, now at the height of their season.  You’ll also... more »


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