Peaches

Peach Virtual Field Day in Michigan scheduled for Sept. 2

Michigan State University Extension and MSU AgBioResearch will host a virtual field day highlighting peach research on Sept. 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. This event will feature video highlights of 2020 stone fruit research trials and presentations from MSU researchers and... more »

Efforts under way to improve the world’s ‘best’ peach

Colorado-grown Palisade peaches are ranked first in the country when it comes to value of the product per-pound, making them the most expensive peaches in the world. Challenges in evolving the peach crop Colorado State... more »

Breeder David Cain awarded Wilder Medal by American Pomological Society

David Cain, founder and chief plant breeder for International Fruit Genetics, has been awarded the 2020 Wilder Medal, the highest honor presented by the American Pomological Society. This medal recognizes Cain’s contributions throughout his 42-year... more »

BASF’s Versys Inscalis insecticide approved for use in California crops 

BASF’s Versys insecticide has received registration for use in California on a variety of crop groups, including brassicas/cole crops, leaf and stem vegetables, pome fruit and stone fruit. Versys insecticide delivers effective control against aphids while... more »

UGA’s Dario Chavez spotlighted in Fruit Growers News 40 Under 40 class

University of Georgia researcher Dario Chavez has been named to the Fruit and Vegetable 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 by Fruit Growers News. The prestigious honor places Chavez within a small group of young... more »

New Jersey peaches ready after good growing season

With ideal growing conditions this year, New Jersey peaches should be at their finest this season. “Come July, you should be seeing our locally grown yellow and white peaches, and nectarines in supermarkets, farmers markets... more »

Australian-bred plum varieties set for global commercialization

The Associated International Group of Nurseries (AIGN) has selected three Australian-bred plum varieties to be shared with its membership for global commercialization and promotion, according to a news release from the group. “These varieties will... more »

International Tree Fruit Association cancels Italy tour

The International Fruit Tree Association has canceled its Italy International Tour that was scheduled for Nov. 13-22, 2020. According to an announcement from Onward Travel, which manages the tour for the International Tree Fruit Association (IFTA),... more »

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