Fruits & Vegetables
Fruits and vegetables, including peaches, pecans, onions, tomatoes, and watermelon, are important commodities in Georgia. In this section, farmers and gardeners can find information about a variety of fruits and vegetables, including:
- Beans and Legumes
Commercial and Professional Publications
- Southeastern Peach, Nectarine and Plum Pest Management and Culture Guide
- Propagating Deciduous Fruit Plants Common to Georgia
- Georgia Pest Management Handbook — Commercial Edition
- 2013 Vegetable Crops Research Report
- Commercial Southern Pea Production
- Commercial Okra Production
- Commercial Production and Management of Cabbage and Leafy Greens
- Consumer Demand for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in the U.S. (1960-1993)
- Cowpea Curculio in Southern Pea
- Commercial Production of Vegetable Transplants
- Commercial Watermelon Production
- Commercial Production and Management of Pumpkins and Gourds
- Commercial Broccoli Production
- Home Garden Muscadines
- Home Garden Strawberries
- Citrus Fruit for Southern and Coastal Georgia
- Garlic Production for the Gardener
- Home Garden Persimmons
- Gardening in Containers
- Minor Fruits and Nuts in Georgia
- Home Garden Peaches
- Vegetable Garden Calendar
- Growing Rutabagas in the Home Garden
- Planting Your Bare-Root Fruit Tree
- Home Garden Potatoes
- Pollination of Vegetable Crops
To see a full list of publications, visit the Extension Publications site.
For the latest news about Extension, visit Georgia FACES. News you can use about Georgia family, agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences.
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- Soaring temperatures have watermelon farmers feeling the heat
- Fewer Vidalia onions expected this year
- Backyard blueberry leaves can tell the tale of soil deficiencies and pH problems
- UGA vegetable horticulturist seeking to improve squash crop
- Georgia farmers planting, selling more kale
- Georgia peach crop looks typical this season, UGA expert says
- UGA Extension connecting vegetable farmers, impoverished families in Dougherty County
- Collard greens: Not just a Southern thing anymore
- Georgia Commercial Vegetable Information
Production and market information about vegetables grown in Georgia.
- The Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium
Research and information from a variety of southern universities about strawberries, blueberries, grapes, blackberries, and raspberries.
- Statewide Variety Testing
Provides annual performance testing results on several commodities including canola, small grains and forage, corn and silage, and field crops.
- Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association
Provides programs and services designed to increase production efficiencies, provide educational opportunities, promote new markets, monitor legislation, encourage applied research and improve communications among GFVGA members and industry suppliers.
UGA Extension offers training within local communities on a wide array of topics. To see if there are training events in your area, please visit our calendar.
- Georgia Master Gardener
A volunteer training program designed to help Extension agents transfer research-based information about gardening and related subjects to the public by training home gardeners.