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California Almonds: Gaining Full Value From Pre-emergent Herbicide Programs

California Almonds: Gaining Full Value From Pre-emergent Herbicide Programs

👤By David Doll, UC Pomology Farm Advisor, Merced County, California 🕔Jan 2, 2018

With the emergence of herbicide-resistant weed populations, several perennial nut crop spray programs incorporate the use of pre-emergent herbicides. The correct use of these types of products provide the ability to control weeds for an extended period – sometimes into

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California Almonds – Quick, Fun Holiday Video in the Orchard

California Almonds – Quick, Fun Holiday Video in the Orchard

👤From the Almond Board of California 🕔Dec 28, 2017 Read Full Article
Nut Consumption: Peanuts and Tree Nuts Promote Healthier Hearts

Nut Consumption: Peanuts and Tree Nuts Promote Healthier Hearts Updated

👤From a press release 🕔Dec 21, 2017

Good news if you grow nuts – whether in the ground or on branches… People who regularly eat nuts — including peanuts and tree nuts – have a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease or coronary heart disease compared to

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Almonds: Mandatory Pasteurization Program Celebrates a Decade

Almonds: Mandatory Pasteurization Program Celebrates a Decade Updated

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 20, 2017

A groundbreaking mandatory pasteurization program created by Almond Board of California (ABC) and its strategic partners has supported an enviable industry-wide food safety record over the last decade. Since the program’s launch, there have been zero outbreaks of foodborne illness

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California Almonds: Is Winter Irrigation Needed?

California Almonds: Is Winter Irrigation Needed?

👤By David Doll, University of California Cooperative Extension Almond Specialist 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The reduced late fall rains have led to relatively dry conditions throughout the State. Within the San Joaquin Valley, limited amounts of rain have fallen, with recorded precipitation around one inch in Merced. The lack of rain has led to

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California Almonds: New Pesticide Labels Help Control Pruning Wound Infections

California Almonds: New Pesticide Labels Help Control Pruning Wound Infections

👤By Franz Niederholzer, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Dec 11, 2017

Topsin M WSP and Rally 40WSP now have 2EE labels to protect pruning wounds on almonds (and other stone fruit trees and/or grapes) from canker disease infection. These products should be especially helpful in protecting young trees where disease infection

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Almond Board of California Invests $4.8 Mln in ‘Next-Generation’ Farming Research

Almond Board of California Invests $4.8 Mln in ‘Next-Generation’ Farming Research

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 5, 2017

Almond Board of California (ABC) today announced an investment of $4.8 million in 64 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation farming practices. Additionally, ABC released the first annual Almond Sustainability Publication, entitled Growing Good, which highlights the California Almond community’s

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Australia’s Almond Industry: Observations from a Trip Down Under

Australia’s Almond Industry: Observations from a Trip Down Under

👤By David Doll, University of California Cooperative Extension Almond Specialist 🕔Nov 28, 2017

During the first two weeks of November, I was able to attend the once-every-four-years International Research Congress on Pistachios and Almonds. This meeting was held in Adelaide, Australia in which almond and pistachio researchers (as well as some growers) attended

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California Almonds: Aspergillus Niger Induced Hull Rot

California Almonds: Aspergillus Niger Induced Hull Rot

👤By Brent Holtz, UCCE Farm Advisor San Joaquin County 🕔Nov 6, 2017

Hull rot can reduce yields of vigorous young almond orchards in the central and southern San Joaquin Valley.  Symptoms often observed are dieback in lower limbs that often exhibit less bloom in the spring.

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Almond Demand Up But Big Oz, EU Crops Will Balance Supplies – USDA

Almond Demand Up But Big Oz, EU Crops Will Balance Supplies – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 27, 2017

Almonds Global almond production for 2017/18 is forecast 6 percent higher to a record 1.3 million metric tons (tons) shelled basis on record output in the United States, Australia, and the European Union. Similarly, global consumption is expected to continue

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