Day 23 | January 23, 2014

A truck transporting crates of peaches

South Carolina produces more peaches for the fresh market than any other state....the 1957 crop of 4,800,000 bushels brought growers a return of $14,400,000. Extension Annual Report 1957.

Peaches in South Carolina

South Carolina, known as the "Tastier Peach State," consistently ranks second in U.S. peach production for the fresh market – not bad for a state that is one-fifth the size of the leader – California. South Carolina grows an estimated 30-40 different varieties on approximately 18,000 acres.

Additional Peach Information:

Whether you are a professional or backyard peach grower or simply a peach lover, "Everything About Peaches" provides both technical and popular information to quench your peach appetite. Everything About Peaches website

For great peach recipes, follow SC: The Tastier Peach State on Pinterest


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