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



From the Peach Blog
Lack of chill: Where do we go from here? Posted by on Apr 21, 2017
Insect pests spotted in orchards Posted by on Apr 15, 2017
Pest and disease control recommendations for non-bearing orchards after bloom Posted by on Apr 6, 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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