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Stone Fruit at the University of Florida

New Issues and Events

Check in periodically for pest alerts and announcements for field days and the Calendar of Events.

Upcoming Workshops:

  • Blueberry and Peach Production in SW Florida
    • December 10th, 2014,
    • 10:00 AM - Noon
    • UF-IFAS, SWFREC, Immokalee, FL
    • Lunch generously provided by Actagro, LLC
    • Contact Mongi Zekri for more information
  • Winter Peach Workshop

UF Stone Fruit Program History

How did the Stone Fruit program start?  Find out what other fruits were bred in this program before peaches, nectarines and plums.


Stone Fruit Production in Florida

Where to start?  This page has information on how to establish an orchard, manage diseases, weeds, and pests, and all aspects of production.


Stone Fruit Varieties and Availability

Find out what the latest varieties are and their availability at regional nurseries.

The "Just Peachy" Blog

What's going on in Florida or the American peach world?  Follow our blog to get updates for new entries!

Here are some of our new topics:

  • Winter chill accumulation in peaches and expected results in 2014 of the low chill accumulation
  • New smartphone apps to help you farm more efficiently