Often in August, black to dark brown lesions (the blight phase) of Botryosphaeria or Phomopsis(Bot) infections start appearing on the hull from earlier, latent (symptomless) infections of the nut. Botryosphaeria can also cause cankers which […]
Almond growers will be able to receive direct payments to help offset some of the damage incurred due to the retaliatory tariffs imposed by China and Turkey. As announced last […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Co-Op Fraud | NC Crops – Worst Timing | Resistant Weeds Demand Attention | and more.
Drought expanded and intensified across the Pacific Northwest and northern Plains during the past month, while heavy to excessive rainfall resulted in major drought reduction throughout the middle to lower […]
Summary Three tropical systems drenched three separate drought areas this past week, with Hurricane Florence affecting the Carolinas with record rainfall, a low pressure system in the western Gulf of […]
Starting in the spring of 2010, farmers from Sicily – the major pistachio production area of Italy – have been reporting a previously unknown disease on the trees. Characterized by […]
Citrus production in North Florida is expanding rapidly in response to the devastation of citrus in Central and South Florida due to citrus greening disease. Citrus acreage in southern Georgia […]
While conducting surveys across Merced County, I have noticed diverse ways growers secure the ends of irrigation tubing. Many are attached using some type of stake made of wood or […]
I review and draft a lot of contracts. Many of these agreements are in the ag technology space, which presents unique drafting challenges. First and foremost, the subject matter of […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Corn Futures Up | Big Crops Get Bigger | and more.