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2013-08-06 08:29:25

Juiciest ripest sweetest peaches directly from the orchards are now available SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 17th year, Metropolitan Market, Seattle's premier independent grocery store, is bringing measurably sweeter peaches directly from two orchards in Washington and California. Just like the peaches of yesteryear, the juice runs down the chin and off the elbow when eating Peach-O-Rama peaches out of hand. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130806/SF59000)...

2013-05-17 08:23:36

Research Findings Published in Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture Gives Consumers More Reasons to Enjoy California Canned Peaches DINUBA, Calif., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Cling Peach Board announced today what growers and home canning enthusiasts have known for generations: canned peaches are nutritious, wholesome and vitamin packed. Thanks to a study conducted by Oregon State University (OSU) and the Linus Pauling Institute, the California Cling Peach...

2012-12-14 15:20:11

Peach growers in California may soon have better tools for saving water because of work by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in Parlier, Calif. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist Dong Wang is evaluating whether infrared sensors and thermal technology can help peach growers decide precisely when to irrigate in California's San Joaquin Valley. ARS is USDA's principal intramural scientific research agency, and the research supports the USDA priority of promoting...

Conserving Water Without Hurting The Peach Production
2012-11-21 14:46:28

U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are helping peach growers make the most of dwindling water supplies in California's San Joaquin Valley. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist James E. Ayars at the San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center in Parlier, Calif., has found a way to reduce the amount of water given post-harvest to early-season peaches so that the reduction has a minimal effect on yield and fruit quality. ARS is...

2012-10-09 04:02:18

Visitors to the recently redesigned website may also sign up for a free eBook that explains how to grow apples. Douglass, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 Legg Creek Farm, a nursery that provides high quality fruit trees, nut trees, and other types of food-bearing plants to home gardeners and orchard growers across the United States, has just launched a completely re-designed website. The new, more user-friendly site now makes it even easier for customers to learn more about the fruit tree...

2012-03-14 10:54:00

LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Film Development Corporation (OTCBB: IFLM), an international distributor of motion pictures and producer to the multibillion dollar film industry, announced today that it is appointing its current director, Patrick Peach, to head up and run HollywoodIndy.com, the innovative new entertainment industry social networking website. Peach was instrumental in the creation and development of Hollywood Indy from its beginning stages....

2012-02-14 09:53:00

Survey Brings Good News to Fruit Growers HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's effort to eradicate the Plum Pox Virus from fruit-bearing trees continues to be a success, Agriculture Secretary George Greig announced today. A rigorous survey conducted last summer tested 61,056 leaf samples in Adams, Cumberland, Franklin and York counties. State and federal agriculture department crews began collecting orchard samples last May and finished at the...

2011-11-30 14:56:23

Planting tall fescue grass as a ground cover in peach orchards helps protect peach trees from nematodes that attack tree roots, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. In a study published in the Journal of Nematology in 2010, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant pathologists Andy Nyczepir at the Southeastern Fruit and Tree Nut Research Laboratory in Byron, Ga., and Susan Meyer at the Nematology Laboratory in Beltsville, Md., tested several tall fescue varieties...

2011-11-18 02:35:24

New model offers practical information for growers, advancements for horticultural research In peach trees, as in other plants, the energy used to create carbohydrates that support growth and development comes from solar radiation through the process of photosynthesis. Peach tree productivity is therefore dependent on the tree's photosynthetic efficiency and effectiveness in distributing and using carbohydrates. A basic knowledge of carbon assimilation and partitioning concepts at the...

2011-03-11 07:10:00

ATLANTA, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peach New Media announces a new strategic partnership with Omnipress, provider of Conference 2.0(TM) Event Communities and creator/host of the popular Engage365 community. Peach will be the driving force behind their online learning seminars in the "Educate365" program, bringing live monthly events to the community and hosting on-demand content for year round access. Engage365 is an online knowledge community for association and corporate meeting...