The North Carolina Peach Growers’ Society supports improvements in all aspects of peach production through research at NC State University, and helps growers expand their local markets with support from Cooperative Extension and the Department of Agriculture. The Society sponsors an Annual Meeting the fourth Tuesday of every January, which brings the latest pest and orchard management information from University Specialists, tips on marketing and more. Field days, special workshops and training events are also sponsored by the Society throughout the year. These efforts provide peach growers with the most effective tools to improve their crops and, most importantly, their profitability.

a crop duster from the 1940s

Membership in the North Carolina Peach Growers Society helps to support the industry in North Carolina. A strong, active membership informs state policy makers that the peach industry is an important and valuable commodity for North Carolina, and worthy of continued support through designated funds for University specialists and the Department of Agriculture. As state policy makers face tough decisions in an era of tight budgets, it is critical to have a strong voice for peach growers. Without growth and support by membership, the peach industry will be vulnerable to declines in support at the state and university level. Invest in the strength of the peach industry in North Carolina by joining the NC Peach Growers’ Society today.