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NC Peach Growers’ Society Annual Meeting January 27, 2015

Miss the NC Peach Growers’ Society Annual Meeting this year? No worries! You can view the presentations presented at the meeting below. Or, if you attended the meeting, you can find the detail you missed during the presentation by reviewing it again. If you can’t find the presentation you are looking for, check back in a few days; it should be available.

  • Optimizing Peach Disease Management presentation by Dr. David Ritchie
  • New and Emerging Peach Fruit Characteristics presentation, by Richmond County Horticulture Agent Paige Burns, discusses new peach breeding research and the potential value for NC growers.
  • San Jose Scale Management on NC Peaches presentation by Dr. Jim Walgenbach. He was unable to attend the Peach Meeting due to illness, but you can look at his presentation here. San Jose Scale is becoming a bigger problem in peach orchards than ever before.
  • The new Farm Bill has improved opportunities for insurance for diverse farms. View the Whole Farm Revenue Protection presentation by Kathy Taylor,  USDA Risk Management Specialist, to find out if it’s right for your operation.