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Peach Orchard News  RSS

Peach and Strawberry Update

Noticed plum curculio (PC) larvae infested fruit had begun to drop from peach trees. I would estimate that fruit began... more

Cool Season Trap Crops Working

Good growth was obtained with many of the cool season trap crops such as wheat. Now that seed heads are... more

Rapid Increase in Activity

Last Thursday we captured our first plum curculio (PC) in an unmanaged peach orchard here at the office. From four... more

Activity Increases for Plants and Bugs

Peach orchards throughout Central Alabama are actively moving into full bloom. The bloom period will stretch over a longer period... more

Delayed Winter Weather, Helping?

Seems we are just now beginning to see winter weather. This is typically what happens when we have a warmer... more

Temperature Drops Not Lasting

We have continued to see short duration drops in temperatures followed by warmer and moist conditions. While the weather has... more

Mild Winter Temps Cause Concern

Fruit growers throughout Alabama and the southeast are getting concerned about the mild winter we are experiencing this year. Our... more

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