Agri View: The Versatile Potato

Dan Agri View, Vegetables

Everett Griner talks about the potato being the world’s most versatile vegetable in today’s Agri View. The Versatile Potato When was the last time you ate a potato? I bet it hasn’t been to long. More potatoes are eaten by more people than any other vegetable in the world. But let’s talk here in America. White potatoes, red potatoes, sweet …

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Georgia Farmers Enjoying Improved Peach Crop

Abbey Taylor Fruits, Georgia, Specialty Crops

Last year, the peach crop in Georgia really suffered. But according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources agent for Taylor and Peach counties, this year’s crop has rebounded following colder temperatures this past December and January. In an article written by Clint Thompson, news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and …

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How to Grow Peach Tree at Home

Taylor Hillman Fruits, This Land of Ours

Peach trees come in all varieties and sizes. Dwarf (8-10 feet tall), Semi-Dwarf (12-20 feet tall) and full-sized trees up to 30-plus feet tall. So even if your space is small, you can still have your peaches. Rather than planting by seed, most people simply go to a nursery and buy a young tree. Ideally, the tree will be one-year-old, …


Agri View: Strawberry Consumption

Dan Agri View, Fruits

Did you know that America’s favorite fruit doesn’t grow on a tree? Everett Griner talks about the consumption of strawberries in today’s Agri View. Strawberry Consumption What if I told you that America’s favorite fruit doesn’t grow on a tree. It has to be planted every year. I guess you know by now that I am talking about strawberries. Although …