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Q&A With Peach Expert Desmond Layne
Growing Produce, January 2013
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2012 Research Report for Peach and Nectarine Evaluation Program
January 2, 2013

Clemson pomology professor speaks at international fruit conference | Manuscript (Adobe PDF)
October 29, 2012

SAFES Professor of Pomology Desmond Layne Among Those Earning National Honor | Certificate (Image)
September 27, 2012 

Peach Doctor, South Carolina Stories, August  2012Peach Doctor
South Carolina Stories, August  2012
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Buy yours soon: Peach harvest coming in earlier than normal
South Carolina Radio Network, July 30, 2012

Get 'em while you can: Time is ripe for South Carolina peaches
The Post and Courier, July 25, 2012

Interview: Dr. Peach: Part 1 | Part 2
WYFF 4, July 22, 2012

Upstate farmers say peach crop early and bountiful
Spartanburg Herald Journal, June 27, 2012

Honey Blaze Nectarine
Your Day, June 25, 2012

South Carolina Peaches Ready To Be Picked

The Real Peach State
South Carolina Farmer, Summer 2012

Clemson professor and state peach specialist wins communications award
Clemson University, May 14, 2012

Snowbrite Peach
Your Day, June 18, 2012

Desmond Layne received the Rowland P. Alston Sr. Award for Excellence in Public Relations

Clemson Radio: Everything About Peaches

Clemson University peach specialist unveils CaroTiger

Deep Dish Peach Pie Courtesy of My RecipesJune 24th is National Peach Pie Day! Celebrate with this great recipe!

Ga., S.C. lay claim to nation's best peaches

South Carolina Peach Growers Depend on Mexican Labor

Sweet season (PDF, 238KB)

WYFF: SC Peaches Pitted Against Georgia's

Mexico is now open for South Carolina peaches

Clemson conference clings to all things peach

The Faces Of Extension: Desmond Layne

Your Day: The peaches are here!

WVFF 4: Expert - Sweet Season For SC Peaches Kicks Off

WVFF 4: Just Peachy! Peach Crop Is Sweet This Year

WVFF 4: Peachy! Throw A Peach On The Grill

EAP featured in Gaffney Ledger

Website knows everything about peaches

2010 SC Peach Council Research Report

Great Guelph Grad: This Grad has a Passion for Peaches - The Portico – Alumni Magazine, University of Guelph

Read my chapter from the 2010 book, "Barns, Barbecue and Bales of Cotton: A Rural Retrospective of South Carolina Agriculture"

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Botany, Production and Uses

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the 2011 Extension Division Educational Materials Award, Best Website, from the American Society for Horticultural Science
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the 2011 Blue Ribbon Extension Communications Award from the Southern Region, American Society for Horticultural Science
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