Georgia Peaches: Crop in Good Shape After 2 Down Years Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019Georgia peach farmers are feeling “peachy” about the outlook for this season’s crop, which is expected to more than double last year’s volume, according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia […]

South Carolina: Peaches Suffered Minimal Damage from Freeze Mar 21, 2019

🕔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 […]

Sawyer on Crops: Peach Harvest Nearing End – Podcast Jul 26, 2018

🕔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 […]

Georgia: Peach Crop Looking Much Better in 2018 Jun 21, 2018

🕔Jun 21, 2018Last year’s summer peach crop was disastrous, but Georgia’s peach crop rebounded this summer following colder temperatures in December and January, according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

South Carolina: Peach Crop Expected to Rebound After 2 Difficult Years Apr 24, 2018

🕔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 […]

Alabama: Peach Blooms and Potential for Blossom Blight Feb 28, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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 […]

Georgia’s Peach Farmers Hoping for Colder Winter This Year Nov 28, 2017

🕔Nov 28, 2017Cooler temperatures are needed this winter to avoid another disastrous peach season, according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension County coordinator in Taylor and Peach counties.  Last year’s […]

Texas Peaches: New Varieties Offer Higher Yields, Expanded Acreage Oct 24, 2017

🕔Oct 24, 2017Used to be, a peach was a peach. But now consumers choose between combinations of sweet, tangy-sweet, round, flat, yellow flesh or white flesh, to name a few, all readily […]

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