Tagged Peaches

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
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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
Stone Fruit
February 24, 2015
How To Decipher Cold Weather Effects on Peaches
Here are some common indicators to look out for if your area experiences a freeze event. Read More
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Citrus
September 22, 2017
Water Management Concerns Flowing in Flo…
Efforts mounted and executed to move gallons by the ton to protect property. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
September 22, 2017
Take Time to Survey the Latest Florida C…
The calendar is full of display day opportunities to learn, see, and do. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 22, 2017
Media Reflects Modern Society [Opinion]
Little about fruit growing — or any agriculture — appears because too few of us are willing to illuminate the media. Read More
Citrus
September 22, 2017
When it Comes to Growing, Florida Farmer…
Let's raise a toast to the bold producers and researchers who are taking our industry beyond previously perceived crop viability boundaries to places once figured forbidden. Read More
Citrus
September 21, 2017
Hurricane Relief Fund Launched for Flori…
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 21, 2017
Advice for Taking Over the Family Farm
If you are considering joining and running your family business, here are some tips to ensure success. Read More
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Eleva…
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 21, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the 20…
More education choices, flexible field tours, and networking opportunities to provide an enhanced attendee experience. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More