Peter Martini, Young Grower from Escalon, California

By |July 1st, 2014|

age / 37
crops / Peaches and almonds
title / Farm manager
business / Martini Farms, LLC. Peter is [...]

Stone fruit farm stay

By |July 1st, 2014|

Mike and Nori Naylor educate urban folks about agriculture and stone fruit one family at a time. At their [...]

Organic Pioneer

By |July 1st, 2014|

Mike Naylor has grown organic stone fruit for 30 years.

Peaches inhibit breast cancer

By |June 30th, 2014|

Scientists found that consumption of peach polyphenolics slowed tumor growth.

Is fresh best?

By |May 1st, 2014|

Study shows processed fruits and vegetables can be a good option.

Six top researchers headline March Cornell fruit school

By |January 21st, 2014|

The Cornell University Fruit Team will hold an in-depth school for tree fruit growers, extension educators, and crop consultants on March 25 at the Ramada Inn in Geneva, New York.

Bloom thinning boosts fruit size

By |November 22nd, 2013|

Hand-thin flowers to increase size of peaches and nectarines.

Peach growers challenges

By |September 1st, 2013|

Growing peaches is getting easier in some ways, harder in others, a rather normal description of many orchardists’ efforts. [...]

The path to commercialization

By |July 1st, 2013|

For seven years now, Rutgers University of New Jersey and Adams County Nursery in Aspers, Pennsylvania, have been working [...]

Undercover production in China

By |July 1st, 2013|

Greenhouses or high tunnels can advance the ripening of peaches and nectarines. (Video and Photo Gallery at bottom of story)