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Peaches have a 2015 Georgia Farm Gate Value of over $48 million.



From the Peach Blog
Saving leaning and uprooted trees Posted by on Sep 13, 2017
Hurricanes and Phytophthora Damage Posted by on Sep 8, 2017
Lack of chill: Where do we go from here? Posted by on Apr 21, 2017

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GA's Top 10 Counties
for Peaches

  1. Peach
  2. Taylor 
  3. Macon 
  4. Crawford 
  5. Meriwether
  6. Henry 
  7. Schley
  8. Houston
  9. Monroe
  10. Habersham

Peaches growing in one of UGA's trial orchards, Blairsville, Ga.

Georgia Peaches

The history of peach in the State of Georgia started a long time ago with Samuel H. Rumph, "father of the Southern Peach Industry."

Mr. Rumph inherited from his forbears a love of horticulture. After his father's death, Samuel was reared by his mother on his grandparent's plantation.

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