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California Citrus: UC Riverside Gets $5.1Mln to Fight Citrus Tree Killer

California Citrus: UC Riverside Gets $5.1Mln to Fight Citrus Tree Killer

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 22, 2017

A team of scientists, led by a group at the University of California, Riverside, has received a five-year, $5.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fight a disease that is devastating the citrus industry. The team, led

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California: Looking for Weed Control Options Beyond Herbicides

California: Looking for Weed Control Options Beyond Herbicides

👤By Steven Fennimore, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 22, 2017

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) hosted a 4 hour listening session at the Tulare UCCE office conference room on Feb. 15. In attendance were growers, consultants, ag industry personnel and university extension personnel. The WSSA is hosting 7

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California Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Update Meeting, Parlier, Feb. 28

California Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Update Meeting, Parlier, Feb. 28

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 22, 2017

An update meeting on the sugarcane aphid and its potential impact on California sorghum will take place in Parlier onTuesday, February 28, from 10 a.m. to noon, with lunch following. The meeting will be held in the Nectarine Room, UC-ANR-KARE

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California Almonds: 5 Reasons All This Rain Is Bad for Pollination Season

California Almonds: 5 Reasons All This Rain Is Bad for Pollination Season

👤By Kathy Keatley Garvey, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 21, 2017

It’s not a good time to be a California almond grower or a beekeeper. And it’s definitely not a good time to be a honey bee. The wind-whipped storms that are ravaging California are wreaking havoc on the state’s almond

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California Almonds: Rain Still Complicating Fungicide Programs – AgFax Tree Crops

California Almonds: Rain Still Complicating Fungicide Programs – AgFax Tree Crops

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Feb 20, 2017

More rain has pressed wider use of aerial application to ensure that all the needed fungicides actually make it to the blooms.

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California Almonds: Workshops Will Address Irrigation Efficiency

California Almonds: Workshops Will Address Irrigation Efficiency

👤From The Almond Board Of California 🕔Feb 19, 2017

Two workshops will be held in Modesto and Fresno that will give almond growers an opportunity to learn about tools and techniques to increase irrigation efficiency through Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) Irrigation Continuum, and to improve the accuracy of

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California Almonds: 2 Irrigation, Nitrogen Efficiency Workshops, Feb. 22, March 2

California Almonds: 2 Irrigation, Nitrogen Efficiency Workshops, Feb. 22, March 2

👤From the Almond Board of California 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Two workshops will be held in Modesto and Fresno that will give almond growers an opportunity to learn about tools and techniques to increase irrigation efficiency through Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) Irrigation Continuum, and to improve the accuracy of

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Global Markets: Tree Nuts – Almond Stocks Lowered, Walnut Stocks Raised

Global Markets: Tree Nuts – Almond Stocks Lowered, Walnut Stocks Raised

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Almonds Global almond production for 2016/17 is unchanged from the October 2016 forecast of 1.2 million metric tons (tons) shelled basis. Global exports are revised 10,000 tons higher to 727,000 and imports are raised 12,000 tons to 670,000. With consumption

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California Almonds: Wet Bloom Favors Fungal Diseases

California Almonds: Wet Bloom Favors Fungal Diseases

👤By David Doll, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 16, 2017

As forecasted, the weather for bloom 2017 looks wet. This will impact the number of fungicide applications, how we apply the material, orchard access, and bee concerns.

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California Alfalfa: Does Nitrogen Help Flood Recovery?

California Alfalfa: Does Nitrogen Help Flood Recovery?

👤By Rachael Freeman Long and Daniel H Putnam, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 13, 2017

Yellow plants equals nitrogen deficits–right? Maybe not! When we have a very wet winter or spring, alfalfa fields may look yellow with diseased-looking leaves and delayed growth. As farmers know, yellowing of leaves is a strong indication that nitrogen (N)

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