In order to address the market situation created by the importation of foreign pecans into the U.S. market, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) received a proposal from the National […]
California Almonds: USDA Projects Crop Up 18% Jul 7, 2020
The California Almond Objective Measurement Report, published today by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), estimates that the 2020 crop will be 3.00 billion pounds, […]
California Almonds: Growers Move Into Hull Split Spraying With Plenty Of Approaches – AgFax Jul 5, 2020
SUBSCRIBE 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 […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement in Effect | Flexibilities for Filing or Failed, Prevented Planted Acres | and more.
Drought Monitor Weekly: Mostly Hit or Miss Rains Jul 2, 2020
Summary Precipitation was hit-or-miss this week for many locations east of the Great Plains. Much of the Midwest, South, and Southeast saw combinations of D0 additions and removals based on […]
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 22 California counties, as primary natural disaster areas, under two separate disaster designations. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought, may be eligible for […]
USDA Lending Rates Unchanged from June Jul 1, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for July 2020, which are effective July 1-July 31, 2020. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for […]
NOAA Drought Outlook Monthly – July Jul 1, 2020
Drought coverage increased across the Great Plains during June. Additional development is likely across the Central to Southern Great Plains during early July, due to little or no rainfall and […]
Georgia Pecans: New Triazole Fungicides Show Promise Jun 30, 2020
Triazole (Group 3) fungicides were first labeled and used in pecan production during the 1990s with the introduction of propiconazole (Orbit). Since that time, a number of triazole active ingredients […]
Spear-Lep is a new group of insecticides that has been shown to be effective on lepidopteran pests, such as peach twig borer, codling moth, and navel orangeworm.