NC State Extension

NC Peaches

Crop Profile

  • Peach Crop Profile
    Includes information on general production practices, worker activities, insect and mite pests, diseases, weeds and recommendation on pest control.

Production

  • Peach Growers Portal (N.C. Cooperative Extension)
    A website that provides commercial growers, home gardeners and Extension agents with comprehensive information about peaches, including management, production, weather and marketing materials

Diseases

Integrated Pest Management

Publications

  • North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual
    This manual provides growers, Extension personnel, researchers and other agricultural professionals with the most up-to-date information available on the selection, application, and safe and proper use of agricultural chemicals. The online version is updated as changes in recommendations occur throughout the year.
  • Southeastern Peach, Nectarine and Plum Pest Management and Culture Guide
    Pest problems vary across the Southeast. This guide, developed by tree fruit specialists from ten southeastern land-grant universities, including NC State, covers multiple states and production areas.
  • Southeastern Peach Growers’ Handbook (University of Georgia)
    This handbook covers the following topics: peach tree physiology, growth stages of peach fruit, business management and economics, pre-plant considerations, cultural practices, harvest and post harvest considerations, and pest management.
  • Commercial Tree Fruits (N.C. Cooperative Extension Horticulture Information Leaflets)
    Detailed information on growing peaches in North Carolina.

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Written By

Photo of Carol HicksCarol HicksFormer Extension Coordinator cbhicks@ncsu.eduCenter for Integrated Pest Management - NC State University
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