Peaches

Brake On! residual herbicide for permanent crops offered to growers

Brake On! pre-emergence residual herbicide for permanent crops features a unique mode-of-action offering growers an alternative solution considering anticipated herbicide shortages this spring. “We all are hearing reports of impending shortages of various herbicide products,”... more »

Effects of summer heat event on PNW tree fruit session topic

The Okanagan Horticultural Advisor's Group and British Columbia (BC) Fruit Growers' Association are sponsoring an upcoming seminar and discussion series  "Feeling the Heat: Effects of the Summer Heat Event on Tree Fruit in the Pacific... more »

Michigan Spring Peach Meeting in hybrid format is March 8

The 2022 Michigan Spring Peach Meeting is a popular annual meeting in Michigan and the region to learn about this crop. This will be one full-day program with both in person and on-line virtual options... more »

McLean family perseveres through growing challenges

Greening disease in citrus, imports of foreign fruit and ballooning real estate prices are leading many Central Florida growers to sell acreage, scale back, or try something different. Challenges mount for Florida fruit growers. And... more »

Peach growth stages and critical temperatures in Alabama

Every spring season, peach growers in Alabama have concerns about the occurrence of potential frost or freeze events and the potential damage to the growing peach crop. To help predict the outcome of an early... more »

Sun World names Jennifer Petersen as executive VP and chief science officer

Bakersfield, California-based Sun World International LLC has appointed Jennifer Petersen as executive vice president and chief science officer, CEO & President David Marguleas announced recently. In this new leadership position, she will oversee all activities,... more »

New WSU lab to study evolving bacterial foes of tree fruit

In bad years, microbial disease heavy hitters like fire blight and X-disease phytoplasma cost apple, cherry, and pear growers hundreds of millions of dollars nationally in lost fruit as well as treatment and removal of infected... more »

Michigan Tree Fruit Commission views 2022 funding requests

The Michigan Tree Fruit Commission’s (MTFC) 2022 call for projects received 21 funding requests from Michigan State University’s (MSU) five, off-campus, research stations. The requests include funding for equipment, equipment repairs/upgrades, new orchard establishment and... more »

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