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Marketing and Economics of Production

Florida MarketMaker

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Establishment and Production Costs for Peach Orchards in Florida:

Current Market Conditions

The current peach market conditions can be found at USDA Fruit and Vegetable News.

Southeast Region Production Budgets

Both Mississippi and Georgia have established budgets for the Southeast Region; however please keep in mind that costs to apply chemicals for certain diseases will not be applicable in Florida, specifically brown rot management.