Trade Aid: Pres. Trump Allocates $16Bln to Farmers

🕔May 24, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue this week announced that the USDA will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation and trade disruption. […]

Texas Field Reports: Fruit Crop Looks Good Following Freeze

🕔Apr 2, 2019Texas fruit crops appear set for a good year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Uvalde, said crops like peaches, […]

South Carolina: Peaches Suffered Minimal Damage from Freeze

🕔Mar 21, 2019Clemson researchers report South Carolina peaches appear to have survived the recent cold snap, but growers shouldn’t let down their guard just yet. The Clemson Peach Team and Cooperative Extension […]

Georgia Peach Farmers Hope to Avoid March Freeze

🕔Feb 25, 2019Peach tree buds are naturally protected from freezing temperatures, but unseasonably warm temperatures in early February have some Georgia trees already beginning to bloom. Trees that begin to flower this […]

Texas Field Reports: Early Bloom Leaves Fruit Orchards Exposed to Late Freeze

🕔Feb 20, 2019Conditions are set for Texas fruit producers to have a bumper year if early blooms can avoid a major freeze before consistent warm weather sets in, said a Texas A&M […]

Texas: Pecan, Fruit Tree Workshop, Georgetown, Feb. 5

🕔Jan 29, 2019Those interested in planting, growing and maintaining fruit or pecan trees in the Central Texas area should attend the Fruit and Nut Tree Planting and Pruning Workshop Feb. 5 in […]

California: North Coast Pear Research Meeting, Ukiah, Feb. 5

🕔Jan 23, 2019The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) invites growers and others involved in the North Coast pear industry to attend the 2019 North Coast Pear Research Meeting to be held […]

Kentucky Pawpaws: Improving Production with Grafting

🕔Jan 3, 2019Kentucky State University researchers, through a grafting technique common in apple production, have been successful in producing higher-yielding, higher-quality fruit in pawpaws. The results help promote a low-input system to […]

Fruit, Nut Tariffs Estimated to Cost $3.4 Bln Annually

🕔Aug 15, 2018A new study from the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Issues Center finds that tariffs on 10 fruit and tree nut exports alone are estimated to cost the United […]

Sawyer on Crops: Peach Harvest Nearing End – Podcast

🕔Jul 26, 2018Georgia’s $50 million peach crop is nearing the end of harvest. In this episode of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer interviews UGA Extension peach specialist Jeff Cook on […]

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