California Almonds: Planting Trends – Winners, Losers Since 2005 Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019A new almond planting should last at least 20 years. With the right varieties, a new almond orchard should be profitable for at least 20 years. Many decisions contribute to […]

California Alfalfa: Chlorpyrifos Leaves The Market – Effects, Alternatives? Oct 12, 2019

🕔Oct 12, 2019The end is near for chlorpyrifos (Lorsban) applications in many California crops, now on a faster timetable than previously anticipated. This results from a recent agreement between CA Department of Pesticide Regulation (CA-DPR) and […]

Chlorpyrifos Use In California – The End Is In Sight Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019The use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos — sold under various product names, including Lorsban — will end in California at the end of next year as a result of an […]

California Almonds: For Sustained Almond Yields, Start Thinking “Potassium” Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019Adequate potassium is critical to sustained yields in an almond orchard. There are many approaches to providing almond trees with the potassium they need, depending on your local climate conditions, […]

California Almonds: Zinc And Boron Management Before Leaf Drop Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019Urgent and important tasks are priorities in any business. What orchard nutrition tasks are urgent and important given the limited time and energy before leaf drop? Zinc and boron are […]

California Almonds: 4 Market Facilitation Workshops Set Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019USDA’s Market Facilitation Program (MFP) is continuing for the second year, and unlike the 2018 program when payments were based on delivered pounds, the 2019 program is based on bearing […]

California Cotton: Latest County-Level Whitefly Survey Results Aug 12, 2019

🕔Aug 12, 2019The second 2019 round of sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on July 15 and ended on July 26. Program personnel collected samples from designated sites at 10 […]

California Almonds: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Field Meeting, August 13 Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019A brown marmorated stink bug field meeting is set for Tuesday, August 13, starting at 9 a.m. The meeting site: an almond orchard at 4606 W. Simmons Road, Turlock. The […]

Almonds – Waiting For Shaking – Splitting, Spraying Progress – AgFax Jul 20, 2019

🕔Jul 20, 2019SUBSCRIBE Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. Owen […]

Almonds: Growers Make Real Progress With Hull Split Sprays – AgFax Tree Crops Jul 13, 2019

🕔Jul 13, 2019SUBSCRIBE Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. Owen […]

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