Peaches

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 »

West-central Michigan’s tree fruit growers open new research station

Camaraderie and thankfulness seemed to radiate from apple growers in west-central Michigan on Aug. 5 as they dedicated a newly-built tree fruit research station built with sizeable private investment in the nonprofit effort. A large... more »

Georgia producers appointed to commodity commissions

Ex officio members of the Georgia Agriculture Commodity Commissions met June 30 to make appointments to several of the commissions.  The following appointments were approved: Andy Futch and John Reece, both of Gilmer County, were... more »

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