Diesel, Gas Prices Decline

🕔Jun 13, 2018The U.S. average diesel fuel price decreased 2 cents from last week to $3.27 per gallon on June 11, 2018, 74 cents higher than a year ago. Midwest prices declined […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule on Hold in 24 States – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018A federal district court in Georgia slapped a preliminary injunction on the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule on Friday, suspending the implementation of the rule in […]

Perennial Invasive Weeds: Spray Herbicides – Repeat, Repeat, Repeat…

🕔Jun 12, 2018It is well known that herbicides can manage perennial invasive weed species; however, a single application of most herbicides provides only short-term efficacy (one- or two-year suppression). These perennials are […]

Herbicide Application: Think Your Sprayer is Clean? Think Again. – Videos

🕔Jun 12, 2018Good housekeeping is a definite must when it comes to agricultural sprayers. Even traces of pesticide residue in a cleaned sprayer could invite crop reduction or loss, especially when using […]

California Walnuts: Staying On Point Through August

🕔Jun 11, 2018JUNE If walnut husk fly traps are not set out by now, you’re late! Yellow sticky traps with an ammonium carbonate lure work best and should be checked 2-3 times […]

California Almonds: Hull Split Just Ahead, Overview On Brown Marmorated – AgFax

🕔Jun 10, 2018The very earliest hull split sprays in the lower San Joaquin Valley are about a week away. Also, see expanded brown marmorated overview from Jhalendra Rijal, Area IPM Advisor.

California Almonds: Upper SJV Annual IPM Field Meeting – Escalon, June 18

🕔Jun 10, 2018The upper SJV’s annual Mid-Season IPM Field Meeting for almonds is set for Monday, June 18, near Escalon. The event 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Topics include: Monitoring and Control […]

AgFax Weekend: Corn Market Fade | Farm Trucks – ELD

🕔Jun 8, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Corn Market Fade | Farm Trucks – ELD | New Bayer Starts Now | and more.

California Rice: Overall Off to a Good Start

🕔Jun 8, 2018I looked at the USDA planting progress for rice in 2018. What the data show is that 50% of the crop was planted by May 14. That is 5 days […]

Farm Bill: House Ag Bill Would Eliminate Conservation Stewardship Program

🕔Jun 8, 2018The farm bill reported by the House Ag Committee and defeated on the House floor remains in a state of limbo (H.R. 2, Agricultural and Nutrition Act of 2018). Among […]

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