Almond Orchard Recycling a Climate-Smart Strategy Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Recycling trees onsite can sequester carbon, save water and increase crop yields, making it a climate-smart practice for California’s irrigated almond orchards, finds a study from the University of California, […]

California Cotton: 22% Acreage Drop Projected For 2020 Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Depressed cotton prices and a short water supply have weighed heavily on predicted cotton acreage in California this year as we start the 2020 planting season. As a result, California […]

California Almonds: Pests Will Enjoy The Warming Weather Trend – AgFax Tree Crops Mar 28, 2020

🕔Mar 28, 2020
After a stretch of wet, cool weather, warmer conditions are in the forecast. That will favor diseases and pests as April starts.

California Walnuts: 10 Orchard Management Tips For April Mar 28, 2020

🕔Mar 28, 2020
#1. Evaluate orchard for blight spray. Timing of your first walnut blight spray should depend on the orchard’s disease history and forecast weather. If rain is forecast and the orchard […]

California Almonds: Irrigation Scheduling – Deciding on a Crop Coefficient Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Crop coefficients for almond have been studied for nearly 50 years. These values indicate the ratio of water use of almonds in comparison to fully irrigated grass.

California Almonds: Rains Set In, Fungicides Going Out On A Wide Basis – AgFax Mar 21, 2020

🕔Mar 21, 2020
Wetter weather has settled over California's almond counties, pushing growers to apply fungicides to ward off diseases. Also, navel orangeworm traps continue to hint at early pressure.

Almond Conference Will Return To Sacramento This December Mar 21, 2020

🕔Mar 21, 2020
The annual Almond Conference (TAC) will return to Cal Expo this December. The decision came after the Almond Board of California (ABC), host of the conference, was alerted by the […]

California: 6 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Various Events Mar 18, 2020

🕔Mar 18, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated six California counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

California’s Strict Air Quality Regulations Help Farmers Prosper, Study Finds Mar 18, 2020

🕔Mar 18, 2020
Farmers in California’s Central Valley are not known for their love of government regulations, but those same growers have seen a boost in the productivity of their high-value crops – […]

California Pistachios: Kern County Signaling Great Winter Rest Period Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
I visited a trial located in the citrus belt in what I consider a “low-chill” area of Kern County (near the intersection of Highways 65 and 155) on March 13. […]

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