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



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Weather event this week Posted by on Mar 13, 2017
Middle Georgia Peach Meeting Agenda Posted by on Feb 28, 2017
Protracted Bloom and Possible Protracted Shuck Split — Impact on Peach Fungicide Applications for Scab/Brown Rot Posted by on Feb 13, 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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