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Fruit & News of the Week: June 26th 2017

This week’s fruit: Rich Lady Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Rich with both color and flavor, the Rich Lady peach is a superb yellow-fleshed semi-freestone developed by Floyd Zaiger, acclaimed plant breeder, of Zaiger Genetics. Ruby Diamond Nectarines Frog

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Farm Focus: From Conventional to Organic

parcel planted on organically farmed acreage.

In February 2016, we started the process of converting 20 acres of land from conventional to organic. As many of you know, we recently purchased land and planted 20 acres of new peach trees. The new 20-acre plot has been

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Farm Focus: Soil Health and Pest Management

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Last week we were treated to a lecture by Greg Young, our agronomist, and Christophe Kreis, our compost specialist, on approaches to stewarding soil health and disease resistance in the Orchard. There was a lot to absorb. My chemistry is

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