South Carolina: Peach Crop Expected to Rebound After 2 Difficult Years

🕔Apr 24, 2018After two seasons of climatic events that lashed out at the state’s peach crop, South Carolina peach producers and researchers believe this season could be better. “The peach crop looks […]

Arkansas: Fruit Growers Assess Freeze Damage, Brace for 2nd Round

🕔Apr 11, 2018Arkansas fruit growers are enduring a nervous week, sandwiched between two periods of freezing weather at a critical time for their crops. This week, Arkansas’ fruit growers were assessing damage […]

Arkansas: Overnight Freeze Threatens Fruit Crops in Flower Stage

🕔Apr 4, 2018Freezing temperatures moved into Northwest Arkansas early this morning, posing a threat to many fruit crops now in their vulnerable flowering stages in the area, University of Arkansas System Division […]

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Planting Off to Strong Start; Peaches Better Than Expected

🕔Apr 3, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 1, 2018. County Comments Nathan Eason, White County Due to cooler weather and overcast conditions in recent weeks, winter forages have […]

Texas Field Reports: Adequate Chill Hours Setting Fruit Crops Nicely

🕔Apr 3, 2018Adequate chill hours and good spring conditions have peach and other fruit producers excited about 2018, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension […]

Trump Tariffs: Farmers Have Most to Lose Say U.S. Farm Groups – DTN

🕔Mar 27, 2018President Donald Trump late Thursday imposed tariffs on $60 billion in Chinese goods on the grounds that China had treated U.S. companies unfairly by coercing them into surrendering trade secrets […]

Ag Trade: Pork, Ethanol Targeted in Chinese Trade Conflict

🕔Mar 26, 2018Executive Branch Trade Action Shawn Donnan reported on Thursday at The Financial Times Online that, “After 14 months in office Donald Trump is delivering on his campaign promise to crack down on […]

Alabama: Peach Blooms and Potential for Blossom Blight

🕔Feb 28, 2018What a difference a year (and adequate chill) makes.  Unlike last year, when peach trees struggled to bloom due to the lack of chill, there is no shortage of blooms […]

Michigan: Spring Peach Meeting, Benton Harbor, March 13

🕔Feb 13, 2018High quality peaches are always in demand and appreciated by consumers. The 2018 Michigan Spring Peach Update is the best annual meeting in Michigan to learn about this crop. This year’s meeting […]

Georgia: Peach Farmers Optimistic About 2018 After Disastrous 2017 Crop

🕔Feb 2, 2018Georgia is due for another blast of arctic air this week and, while Georgians themselves might be groaning about the cold weather, it’s beneficial for the state’s peach crop. These […]

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