Peaches

Purdue Extension presents pruning demonstrations

Purdue Extension specialists are presenting a demonstration of pruning grapes, apples, peaches and brambles. The fruit pruning workshop is set for 1-4 p.m. Eastern March 1, at the Meigs Horticulture Research Farm at 9101 S.... more »

High attendance marks Mid-Atlantic convention

Attendance at the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention exceeded the attendance at the 2022 convention, according to preliminary counts from a news release from show co-sponsor Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA). Total attendance is... more »

Mr. Peach goes extra mile for industry

Attendance at the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, which was Jan. 5-8 in Savannah, Georgia, is back to pre-pandemic numbers. Chris Butts, executive director of the Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Association (GFVGA), said attendance... more »

Grafting Systems launches revamped website

Grafting Systems, Coloma, Michigan, has re-vamped its website to make it fully e-commerce compatible. The site, GraftingSystems.com, looks the same on its homepage, but is totally new on the back end. Customers can now place... more »

ProBlad Verde fungicide now available throughout U.S.

ProBlad Verde fungicide will now be available to growers across the U.S. for use on a variety of crops, including stone fruit, caneberries, strawberries, pome fruits, grapes, almonds, leafy greens, herbs and tomatoes. ProBlad, from... more »

EPA OKs Summit Agro fungicides on pome fruit, stone fruit

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the expanded use of Summit Agro’s Regev and Timorex ACT fungicides to stone fruit and pome fruit production. This gives growers two new tools to use in fruit orchards... more »

Smart sprayer gets smarter, tougher

Heading into 2023, specialty crop growers are looking for any advantage they can to improve operational costs, satisfy mandates on chemical and water use, meet sustainability goals and increase healthy harvests. Ag tech company Smart... more »

IFTA conference early registration deadline approaching

The deadline is nearing for early discounts at the International Fruit Tree Association’s Annual Conference and Tour. The event, scheduled for Feb. 12-15 at the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Michigan, includes two full... more »

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