California Walnuts: “Concerning” – Pacific Flatheaded Borer Activity

🕔Nov 19, 2018During late August 2018, a few walnut growers and PCAs reported the infestation of a pest which is almost unheard of before by walnut growers. The insect is called the […]

AgFax Weekend: Bt Corn Resistance | Farm Bill Chatter

🕔Nov 16, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Bt Corn Resistance | Farm Bill Chatter | and more.  

Seasonal Drought Outlook – Dec., Jan., Feb.

🕔Nov 16, 2018Heavy precipitation during the past 30-days resulted in significant drought reduction from the Rocky Mountain states eastward to the Atlantic Coast, western Washington state, the southern Intermountain region, and a […]

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices on the Rise

🕔Nov 15, 2018Retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the first week of November show the continued trend of higher prices. Anhydrous prices increased 6%, the most significant price move this week. […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Most Deadly Wildfire in California’s History

🕔Nov 15, 2018Summary This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw improvements on the map across parts of the Southeast, Northeast, Northern Plains, the Rockies, and Desert Southwest. In the mountains of drought-stricken areas […]

Diesel Prices Down Slightly, Gasoline Drops

🕔Nov 15, 2018The U.S. average diesel fuel price decreased 2 cents from last week to $3.32 per gallon on November 12, 2018, 40 cents higher than a year ago. West Coast prices […]

Thanksgiving Dinner: Turkey Prices at 10-Year Low

🕔Nov 15, 2018Consumers heading to grocery stores this Thanksgiving will find many reasons to give thanks. Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and department head of Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Economics, said estimated turkey prices […]

Cotton: CCI Goals for 2025 Enhanced by the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

🕔Nov 13, 2018Ted Schneider, president of Cotton Council International, says he could make the argument that “U.S. cotton is already among the most sustainably produced in the world.”  Speaking at the Cotton Sourcing […]

AgFax Weekend: China’s Mountain of Corn | The Dicamba Scramble

🕔Nov 9, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – China’s Mountain of Corn | The Dicamba Scramble | and more.

California: David Doll to Leave UC Extension

🕔Nov 9, 2018Recently, I have decided to take a position within farm development and leave my position within extension. This role will start in mid-November and will be responsible for developing a […]

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