Peaches

Peach Growers Don’t Want Crop Blooming Early

Though many area residents have welcomed warmer weather, peach growers in the Ridge region have been nervous. Augusta ChronicleClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

Peach and Blueberry Crops Ready Sooner

The state's peach and blueberry farmers are watching their crops and hoping for just the right weather. Georgia Public BroadcastingClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

Cold Winter Could Mean Damage for Early Peach Blooms

Peach and blueberry crops could be more susceptible to a late winter or spring freeze this year. NBC Augusta, Ga.Click here to read the rest of the story. more »

Peach Crop Thrives in Cold Weather

Peach grower Bobby Lane doesn't mind the frigid weather outside. 13 WMAZ Click here to read the rest of the story. more »

Idaho Fruit Research Program Saved by Private Funds

The fruit research program at the Parma, Idaho, Research and Extension Center has been saved from elimination – and the station itself saved from closure – by an industry benefactor with little interest in fruit.... more »

USDA GAP Audit Training Sessions Set

Michigan growers of apples, cherries, peaches and asparagus can reserve a seat for training on how to pass a USDA GAP audit. Three training sessions will be conducted this winter, according to Dawn Drake, manager... more »

Clemson Part of USDA Fruit Crop Research

Clemson University researchers will focus on peaches, an important Upstate product, as part of an international $14.4 million initiative to improve fruit crops. Greenville NewsClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

This Week: Mexican Limes, Arkansas Black Apples, Autumn Lady Peaches

California's season for limes is much earlier than for most other citrus. Some limes show up at farmers markets through the winter, and a very few year-round, but September to December is the time of... more »

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