Peaches

Texas Fruit and Grape Seminar to include blackberries

The Comanche County fruit and grape seminar will be held in DeLeon,Tx., Feb. 8, and will offer information on blackberries and a demonstration on peach pruning, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel."Now is the... more »

Cold temps help peach farmers clear ‘first hurdle’

Some of you may be wishing for warmer temperatures but a Central Georgia company says the frigid air may be good for business. WMAZ 13.Read the rest of the story. more »

Growers in California vote down order

The California Tree Free Fruit Agreement (CTFA) recently announced the elimination of several programs and staff positions after one of the state orders was voted down by growers. California nectarine and peach grower-shippers have voted... more »

Peach trees cut down to make room for planting project

It's difficult to tell which is louder. The constant whoosh of vehicles on S.C. 160, or the whine of a chipping machine devouring tree limbs. heraldonlineTo read more, click here. more »

Finding right genes could speed up apple breeding

In the last decade or so, apple varieties – even traditional varieties like Red Delicious – have gotten better. Traits like taste and pressure have improved. Tools that weren’t available even 10 years ago –... more »

OSU helps decode strawberry genome in bid to improve fruit

Researchers at Oregon State University have helped sequence the genome of a wild strawberry, laying the groundwork for genetic improvements to related fruits like apples, peaches and pears.The advance was published online by the journal... more »

Bug raising a stink this year

On Sept. 22, nearly 14,000 people visited the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences’ website to learn about the brown marmorated stink bug. The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is relatively new to Pennsylvania and... more »

Brown marmorated stink bug a dangerous pest

USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Administrator Ed Knipling and other agency experts met with representatives from the apple and other agricultural industries last week to address the impact of a rapidly emerging orchard pest –... more »

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