The North Carolina Peach Growers Association will hold its annual meeting Jan. 24 at the Days Inn in Southern Pines.

The event features presentations by North Caolina State University researchers on the latest in disease and insect management, a grower’s panel focused on peach varieties and a presentation on crop insurance.

Program topics include orchard establishment, maximizing tree survival, marketing tips, refined oils and an introduction of the 2006 North Caolina Peach and Nectarine Disease and Pest Management Guide.

The meeting runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $20 and includes lunch.

For more information or to register, contact Roger Galloway at 1-910-576-6011.