Articles

  • Editor’s Note:  Don’t Make These Three U-Pick Season Mistakes

    Editor’s Note: Don’t Make These Three U-Pick Season Mistakes

    Don’t Make These Three U-Pick Season Mistakes While Florida is having an “okay” peach season, Georgia and other growers in the deep south are grappling with the after effects of …Read More »
  • Grower 411

    Grower 411

    Assessing the Data for New Business Development Opportunities in the Peach Industry For more information about this data visit SoutheasternPeachGrowers.com. Georgia South Carolina North Carolina Florida Acres of Production 10,000 …Read More »
  • Topic of the Season

    Topic of the Season

    Orchard Management— From Pre- to Post-Harvest Information can be found at the 2017 Southeastern Peach, Nectarine and Plum Pest Management and Culture Guide found at extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.cfm?number=B1171.  This publication is intended …Read More »
  • PUBLISHER’S INTRODUCTION: Harvest— It’s What’s on the Table

    PUBLISHER’S INTRODUCTION: Harvest— It’s What’s on the Table

    In this edition of The Peach News, there are a lot of topics on the table, but the one thing at top of mind for everyone now— and the most important …Read More »
  • Peach Notes

    Peach Notes

    How the National Peach Council is Working for the Industry in 2017 The mission and activities of the National Peach Council (NPC) have benefitted the industry since 1946 when it …Read More »
  • The Importance of Water for a Young Orchard

    The Importance of Water for a Young Orchard

    Study on Irrigating Fledgling Peach Plants in the Southeastern United States Shows Interesting Initial Results Another year has started and peach trees that were planted early this season are starting …Read More »
  • LACK OF CHILL: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

    LACK OF CHILL: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

    Georgia Researchers and Specialists Provide Recommendations for What’s Happening Now in the Orchard This is definitely going to be remembered as one of the most difficult years in peach production …Read More »
  • Georgia Orchardist’s Perspective

    Georgia Orchardist’s Perspective

    Lawson Peaches Focuses on Agritourism and Other Diversification to See the Farm Through Recent Challenges   It’s been a difficult season for peach growers, and Irvin Lawson can attest to …Read More »
  • New Business Development Opportunity for Peach Industry Experts

    New Business Development Opportunity for Peach Industry Experts

    The Central Florida Media Group attends many trade shows throughout the year.  Several months ago, we attended a very successful citrus trade show. The exhibit hall was sold out.  A …Read More »
  • Grower 411

    Grower 411

      FAWN Tools to Help Florida Orchardists Make Decisions that Save Resources The Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN), a program of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural …Read More »