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Georgia Peach

Commodities: Fruits & Vegetables

The Georgia Peach

Welcome to the University of Georgia Peach website. It has been prepared for producers, industry, retailers, and consumers. This website compiles information related to peach production, management practices, post-harvest, plant pathology, entomology, and other research and Extension areas.

Upcoming Events or News

For more information for upcoming events and news visit our UGA Peach Blog.

Peach History

The history of peach in the State of Georgia started long time ago with Mr. Samuel H. Rumph, who is known as the father of the Southern Peach Industry. Mr. Samuel H. Rumph inherited from his forbears a love of horticulture. After his father's death, Samuel was reared by his mother on his grandparent's plantation. Continue reading about peach history.