N.C. Peach Festival

Today’s Topic: Peach season

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week Rhonda talks with Commissioner Troxler about North Carolina’s peach crop. Thanks to a cold winter, peach trees produced heavy blooms this year, which should mean a really good crop. Peach season began in late […]

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Photos from the Field: Peach Queen

Peaches have been a part of North Carolina agriculture for more than a century. Peach production, which is concentrated in Montgomery, Anson, Moore, Cleveland and Alexander counties, accounted for 5,600 tons of peaches in 2008. Growers produced more than 70 varieties. This year also is shaping up to be great for N.C. peaches, and there is a […]

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