Georgia Pecans: Ambrosia Beetles Are Emerging

🕔Feb 20, 2018We have had our first report of ambrosia beetle emergence in a Brooks County orchard at the end of last week. With warm temperatures expected through the next 7-10 days, […]

Texas: Pecan Grafting Workshop, Marshall, March 1

🕔Feb 20, 2018A tree grafting program focusing on pecans is scheduled for March 1 in Marshall. The Pecan Grafting Workshop will feature Truman Lamb, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural […]

California Almonds: Freeze Risk Looms Over 2018 Crop – AgFax

🕔Feb 17, 2018Extremely cold weather is in the forecast as we wrap up this week’s issue. Lows into the 20s are predicted early in the week. Forecast models vary, but some models show […]

California Almonds: Frost Protection – The Fine Points

Photo by Marc Suderman, Ultra Gro Plant Food, Madera, California.
🕔Feb 17, 2018Editor’s Note: With the threat of a hard freeze early next week in parts of the Central Valley, here’s a summary of prevention tactics prepared by Joe Connell, Farm Advisor […]

AgFax Weekend: Land Values & Low Commodity Prices | Farm Program Cuts

🕔Feb 16, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Land Values & Low Commodity Prices | Farm Program Cuts | Less Fertilizer Demand Possible in 2018 | and more.

Drought Outlook Seasonal: Increased Dryness in the West, Central U.S. Improvements

🕔Feb 16, 2018With sub-median precipitation and above-normal temperatures favored during March and MAM, drought should persist in the southwestern quarter of the Nation, along with development in most of California and Nevada, […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Drench Eastern Regions, Southern Plains Drying Out

🕔Feb 16, 2018Summary During the 7-day period (ending Tuesday morning), heavy to excessive rainfall eased or eliminated dryness and drought across much of the eastern, southeastern, and southcentral U.S. Conversely, drought intensified […]

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Shift from Corn to Spring Wheat Could Mean Less Demand

🕔Feb 15, 2018Most average retailer fertilizer prices continued their upward trend the first week of February 2018, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. All but one of the eight major fertilizers were […]

California Almond Shipments Set Record For January Period

🕔Feb 15, 2018From RPAC, LLC Today the Almond Board of California released the January 2018 position report January shipments were 193.5 million lbs. vs. the record 165.8 million lbs. in 2017 – […]

Oklahoma: Grape Pruning Workshop, Perkins, March 8

🕔Feb 15, 2018While they do not take up as many acres as wheat in Oklahoma, grapes continue to be a popular crop in the state. To help growers understand the importance of […]

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