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California Almonds: Plenty Of Precaution Taken Ahead Of Rains – AgFax

California Almonds: Plenty Of Precaution Taken Ahead Of Rains – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Mar 25, 2017

The weatherman wasn’t bluffing when he said that plenty of rainy days were in store for the Central Valley, and almond growers pushed to make fungicide applications ahead of storms.

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AgFax Weekend: Tips on Overlapping Residuals; USDA Gives Wildfire Aid

AgFax Weekend: Tips on Overlapping Residuals; USDA Gives Wildfire Aid

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Mar 24, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Tips on Overlapping Residuals; USDA Gives Wildfire Aid; Farmers, Ag Lenders – What’s Your Financial Category?; and more.

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Resistant Weeds? Tips On Overlapping Residuals, Management, New Tech – AgFax

Resistant Weeds? Tips On Overlapping Residuals, Management, New Tech – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Mar 21, 2017

In theory, overlapping your residual herbicides ranks as the best approach for managing resistant Palmer pigweed. But it’s not a foolproof strategy. Timing matters. So does whether it rains at the right point to incorporate materials in dryland production. What

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AgFax Weekend: 24-Hour Spray Record; Net Farm Income Down

AgFax Weekend: 24-Hour Spray Record; Net Farm Income Down

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Mar 17, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – 24-Hour Spray Record; Net Farm Income Down; Land Buyers Want Sellers; and more.

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California Almonds: Bacterial Blast Strikes In Places In A Big Way – AgFax

California Almonds: Bacterial Blast Strikes In Places In A Big Way – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Mar 11, 2017

“Bacterial blast has turned into an issue. I’ve never seen as much of it, and veteran growers – people who’ve been producing almonds for decades – say that they’ve never encountered this much of it, either.”

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California Almonds: Will Extra-Long Bloom Offset Poor Pollination Earlier? AgFax

California Almonds: Will Extra-Long Bloom Offset Poor Pollination Earlier? AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Mar 4, 2017

This year’s bloom has gone on longer than many people can remember. Will that help make up for the early bloom when bees couldn’t pollinate due to rain, cold and wind? Fingers are crossed.

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AgFax Weekend: La Niña Dead; Mexico’s New Rice Policy

AgFax Weekend: La Niña Dead; Mexico’s New Rice Policy

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Mar 3, 2017

This week’s AgFax Weekend – La Niña Dead; Mexico’s Rice Policy; Multi State Weed Reports; and more.

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California Almonds: Hints Of Frost, Concerns About Pollination – AgFax Tree Crops

California Almonds: Hints Of Frost, Concerns About Pollination – AgFax Tree Crops

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Feb 26, 2017

Temperatures dropped to at least 32 late in the week in parts of our coverage area. Frost was apparent in places, too. But none of our contacts were aware of cases where temperatures dipped into what might be considered a

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AgFax Weekend: Deere Concerns; Soybean Mkt. Wild Ride

AgFax Weekend: Deere Concerns; Soybean Mkt. Wild Ride

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Feb 24, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Deere Concerns; Soybean Mkt. Wild Ride; Texas Gets Wild Hog Bait; and more.

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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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