Peaches

Grower shares how Michigan peaches were impacted by the April frost

The April cold temperatures caused a major concern among Michigan farmers. Although several areas of Michigan were hit by a frost, many crops faced minimal damage and were saved by the grower using different techniques.... more »

117th Annual Meeting & NW Hort Expo still plans to be in-person event

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association and the Northwest Hort Expo are still planning an in-person conference and trade show Dec. 6-8 at the Yakima Convention Center and Yakima Valley SunDome. "In accordance with Governor... more »

Titan Farms, supermarket donate 1,500 cases of peaches donated to food banks

Titan Farms and Harris Teeter come together in their seventh year to donate peaches to Second Harvest Food Banks in Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina. Over the past seven years, Titan Farms and Harris Teeter... more »

Southeast rivals have common goal in world of peach production

Georgia and South Carolina share a border, a passion for football and pride in their peaches. With the University of Georgia (UGA) and Clemson University campuses separated by a mere 70 miles, the Bulldogs and... more »

New Jersey peach growers taking advantage of ‘banner’ season

New Jersey peaches are still plentiful, and delicious.  Growers and packers report to the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council that this is a banner season. “The weather smiled on our peach trees this year, “says... more »

USDA apple production forecast for the US is up 3% from 2020

USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, Agricultural Statistics Board, released a crop report on Aug. 12 that reflected projected increases in the U.S. apple crop The USDA  estimate of the season puts the U.S. apple crop... more »

New Jersey ag department visits Jersey Fresh peach distribution center 

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher highlighted Jersey Fresh peaches and National Peach Month with a recent visit to Eastern Propak in Gloucester County. Fisher and local officials toured the fruit packing facility to... more »

Yield, quality of Clemson University’s advanced peach selection ‘SC-1’ eyed

The peach breeding program at Clemson University is developing new germplasm with improved characteristics to benefit farmers in the Southeast. Fruit of the advanced selection ‘SC-1’ possesses high tolerance to bacterial spot disease, which has... more »

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