Tagged Peaches

Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Winter
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More
Stone Fruit
June 17, 2017
Keep an Eye out for Peach Leaf Curl
Follow these tips to prevent the disease next year. Read More
UFGem peach variety
Marketing
March 15, 2017
Florida Peaches Scoring Points with Consumers on the Go
Snack-sized fruit presents unique marketing opportunity for growers. Read More
Fruits
December 4, 2016
Dave Wilson Nursery 2017 Variety Showcase [Slideshow]
Dave Wilson Nursery in Hickman, CA, presents a new interspecific apricot, clingstone nectarine, red-speckled pluot, and more. Read More
Organic
June 1, 2016
Organic Peach-Bagging Project Shows Great Promise
Clemson University research may allow growers in the Southeast to prevent diseases related to heat and humidity. Read More
Stone Fruit
April 26, 2016
No Peach Crop Likely This Year In Several New England States
The sudden, hard freeze that followed the warm winter means Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut growers are seeing near total losses. Read More
Stone Fruit
April 26, 2016
How To Avoid Pitfalls In Peach Tree Training
Decisions made about training early in the orchard can impact your tree’s survival and ultimate decline. Read More
Florida peach planting with a citrus grove in the backdrop
Stone Fruit
April 13, 2016
Fleshing Out The State Of The Florida Peach
Growers are fine-tuning production of fledgling crop. Read More
Titan Farms packing line
Stone Fruit
March 30, 2016
Florida, South Carolina Peach Growers Team Up For Extended Season
Partnership will provide supplies from April through September. Read More
UFGem peach variety
Farm Marketing
February 3, 2016
Florida Peach Marketing Order Fails
Growers don’t meet 65% approval needed for passage. Read More
raindrops in standing water
Farm Management
January 5, 2016
Southeast Fruit And Nut Growers Cheer For Colder Temperatures
Peach, pecan, and berry growers in Georgia and other Southeast states experienced unseasonably warm temperatures for much of November and Read More
UFGem peach variety
Farm Marketing
September 21, 2015
Study: Peaches Preferred By Younger Consumers
Common among most respondents is the desire for tasty fruit with a melting texture. Read More
Farm Marketing
September 14, 2015
Titan Farms And Grocer Donate More 34,000 Pounds Of Peaches To Food Bank
Harris Teeter and its vendor Titan Farms donated more than 34,000 pounds of peaches to North Carolina food banks to Read More
Disease Control
August 4, 2015
Copper Injury And Bacterial Spot Are Easily Confused
In her latest bulletin for tree fruit growers, Kari Peter of Penn State University Extension says it is easy to confuse the Read More
Farm Management
July 30, 2015
Four Great Pricing Tips From U-Pick Experts
Although each of the growers I talked to has his or her own take on a pricing structure, they all Read More
Farm Management
July 30, 2015
How To Find Your Perfect U-Pick Pricing Structure
If there’s one mission impossible for pick-your-own operations, it might just be how to set a pricing structure. Odds are you’ve Read More
Disease Control
July 21, 2015
Stone Fruit Rots Rampant In East
The incidents of fruit rots in both sweet and tart cherries and peaches and nectarines are quite high in Pennsylvania Read More
Water pump collecting leachate in Florida peach orchard
Irrigation
April 1, 2015
Irrigation Techniques For Florida Peaches
Variation of soils around the Sunshine State make quenching the thirst of this stone fruit tricky. Read More
frost trees
Fruits
March 17, 2015
Growers Worry About Winter Injury In East, Early Bloom In Washington
Warm February puts cherry crop two weeks early. Read More
Stone Fruit
February 27, 2015
Peach Training Systems Aren’t One-Size-Fits-All
Although pedestrian, ladderless orchards are increasing in California, growers in Pennsylvania are opting for tall V-training systems. Read More
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Fruits
November 18, 2017
Tips to Winterize Your Sprayers
Taking the steps to properly prepare your sprayer for the offseason will help to reduce costly problems in the spring, says engineer and spray technology expert. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Alico Overhaul to Cut Citrus Production …
Company restructuring aims to integrate legacy businesses and reduce input costs significantly. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Sustainable Farming Projects in Florida …
St. Johns River Water Management District grants backing to 12 on-farm plans aimed at resource conservation and nutrient reduction. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More
Vegetables
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precisio…
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to…
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More
GenNext Growers
November 12, 2017
USDA to Fund Research on Next Generation…
Engineering, production projects are designed to spur farming innovation. Read More