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World Peach, Nectarine Production Update

Clint Thompson Peaches

By Clint Thompson Freeze events in late winter and early spring impacted peach and nectarine production in the top three growing states of California, South Carolina and Georgia, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service. Production in the U.S. is expected to decrease by more than 100,000 tons to 605,000. It has been cut in half over the …