Posts Tagged ‘southeastern peach production’

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 to grow actively.  Every time that we visit young orchards, the trees are bigger and bigger.  However, it is also important to know that the season is unfortunately starting with a drought across the southeastern U.S. (see figure 1).  What does this mean for these young preach trees? Read More…

 

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 in the Southeastern U.S.  Lack of chill and a late freeze have done their part.  Now, it is time to decide what to do with the trees that are still not coming along as they should. Read More…