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Weed Management: 32 Links To The Latest Info – AgFax Weed Solutions

Weed Management: 32 Links To The Latest Info – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤Staff Report 🕔Apr 23, 2017

Dealing with buffer strips, more tips on adopting new herbicide technology, with reports from the Midwest, South and Southwest.

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California Almonds: Heavy Drop In Places – Good News Or Bad News? – AgFax

California Almonds: Heavy Drop In Places – Good News Or Bad News? – AgFax

👤by Owen Taylor 🕔Apr 23, 2017

A heavy drop has become apparent in certain varieties after stormy weather in the last week.

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California Nuts: Annual Nickels Field Day Set For May 10, Arbuckle

California Nuts: Annual Nickels Field Day Set For May 10, Arbuckle

👤From a press release 🕔Apr 23, 2017

The 2017 Nickels Soil Lab Field Day is set for Wednesday, May 10, and will cover a wide range of both walnut and almond topics. The lab is located on Green Bay Road at Arbuckle. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.,

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California: Noted UC Entomologist Larry Godfrey Dies

California: Noted UC Entomologist Larry Godfrey Dies

👤By Kathy Keatley Garvey, University of California 🕔Apr 22, 2017

Larry Godfrey, University of California Cooperative Extension entomologist and a 26-year member of the UC Davis faculty, died of cancer on April 18. He was 60. Godfrey was widely known for his research on applied insect ecology and integrated pest

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AgFax Weekend 4-24 Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending

AgFax Weekend 4-24 Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Apr 21, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending; First New U.S. Fertilizer Plant in 25 Years; and more.

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Grain TV: Soy Basis Gets Lift Going Into May

Grain TV: Soy Basis Gets Lift Going Into May

👤By Grain TV 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Soybeans started the day off higher before weakness took over again for most of the day. A late rally helped boost grains off the lows but faltered in last minute trade. Canada’s projected wheat and canola acreage are both both

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DTN Livestock Close: Late Profit-Taking, Pre-Report Positioning in Cattle

DTN Livestock Close: Late Profit-Taking, Pre-Report Positioning in Cattle

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Live and feeder cattle futures closed with uneven prices, scrambled by profit-taking and positioning prior to the release of the April 1 on-feed report. Lean hog futures closed moderately lower, pressured by follow-through selling and lackluster buying interest.   Midday:

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Texas LRGV Row Crops: Cotton Squaring; Sugarcane Aphid in the Grain Sorghum

Texas LRGV Row Crops: Cotton Squaring; Sugarcane Aphid in the Grain Sorghum

👤By Danielle Sekula, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

General Situation This week brought about some rain storms and looks like we will continue to receive some chances for rain across the Valley in the next week. Temperatures are in the high 80s to low 90s during the day

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California Almonds: When to Apply the 1st Irrigation?

California Almonds: When to Apply the 1st Irrigation?

👤By Franz Niederholzer, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

In the last almond newsletter, I wrote an article on first irrigation timing. Since then, I talked to Allan Fulton, UCCE Water Resources Advisor in the northern Sacramento Valley, and learned that he uses only 50% of actual rainfall as

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California Almonds: Management Considerations for Spring and Early Summer

California Almonds: Management Considerations for Spring and Early Summer

👤By Katherine Pope, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

APRIL Monitor for signs of Alternaria through June, looking on exposed leaves for large, brown spots which then turn black, watching the most susceptible varieties (Carmel, Sonora, Monterey, Winters and Butte). You can also use the Disease Severity Value model

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