Processors to seek new cling peach plantings this year

Issue Date: January 29, 2014
By Christine Souza

Like farmers of many other labor-intensive commodities, California cling peach growers have removed acreage and replaced it with crops such as walnuts and almonds. During the past decade, cling peach growers have lost a significant amount of acreage, and now a growers association says canned-peach growers will need to plant additional acres the next several years to meet market demand.

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