South Carolina Field Reports: Good Week for Planting

🕔May 14, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 12, 2019. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County Corn and tobacco crops are doing well for this time in the growing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Alabama Field Reports: Crops Look Good with Recent Rains

🕔Jul 3, 2018Crop Progress and Conditions for the Week Ending July 1, 2018. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County Heavy afternoon showers were frequent during the week, row crops are looking good […]

Georgia: Peach Crop Looking Much Better in 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, 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 […]

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