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Summer Fruits & New Varieties

Featured stories about summer fruits and new varieties appear in this issue.

Last Bite

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The Santa Rosa plum was the most widely grown plum in California until the mid-1970s. The Santa Rosa plum, one of the most popular and

Clemson peach team

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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 ­land-grant university of South Carolina,

Good point

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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. I immediately received a call

Mr. Peach

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

Titan Farms

July 1st, 2011|3 Comments

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

The end of earmarks?

July 1st, 2011|0 Comments

Earmarks are often considered equivalent to pork barrel legislation, but the two are not necessarily the same. Over the years, agriculture—including the fruit industry—has benefited