July 2011 Issue

Clemson peach team

By |July 1st, 2011|

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More peaches—about 17,000 acres— are grown in South Carolina than any other state east of California, and Clemson University, the

Eastern U.S. wine industry gets lift

By |July 1st, 2011|

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Tony Wolf, center, is director of the Alson H. Smith, Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center, a 124-acre site in

Good point

By |July 1st, 2011|

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This spring, the Social Security Administration reinstituted its annual reality check for employers, “SSN No-Match letters,” after a three-year hiatus.

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Fast, easy test reveals fungicide resistance

By |July 1st, 2011|

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When disease organisms become resistant to a fungicide, spraying is like hitting them with rainwater—expensive rainwater.

In the last three years,

Virus-free peach trees

By |July 1st, 2011|

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Simon Scott moves plants at the Musser Fruit Research Farm’s greenhouse, where about 300 trees of a hundred low-chill cultivars

Peaches on ridges

By |July 1st, 2011|

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Impressed by early research results, Titan Farms planted 200 acres of peaches on ridges to try out this new approach

Mr. Peach

By |July 1st, 2011|

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Chalmers Carr III is active in the South Carolina peach industry, as well as his own business. His efforts have

Titan Farms

By |July 1st, 2011|

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Amancio Palma, right, manages the huge crew of more than 400 H-2A workers who work in the peach orchards. With

Pear assessments drop

By |July 1st, 2011|

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Pear growers in the Pacific Northwest will pay less money to the Pear Bureau Northwest for ­winter pear promotions in

Malaysian labeling will be required

By |July 1st, 2011|

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Mark Powers is vice president of the Northwest Horticultural Council.
Jim Black

Fruit exporters should gear up to label cartons destined for

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