On-Farm COVID-19 Safety Measures – Video Apr 8, 2020
While many businesses have closed or moved employee interactions online, much of the world depends on farmers remaining on the job — and in the field. The University of Arkansas […]
With commercial citrus acreage on the rise in Georgia, producers should be aware of potential signs of citrus greening and the pests that carry the disease that has devastated the […]
With the critical need for respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care, there is a potential shortage of PPE, particularly N95 respirators, in the marketplace for agriculture […]
Agriculture is no stranger to contagious disease. Drawing on sanitation experiences from outbreaks, such as avian and swine influenza or the 2001 outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the […]
Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting an above-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2020, citing the likely absence of El Niño as a primary factor. Tropical and subtropical Atlantic sea surface […]
California Almonds: Rains Prompting More Fungicides But Are Slowing Pests…For Now – AgFax Tree Crops Apr 4, 2020
More rain expected. Conditions are suppressing pest pressure but fungicides will be needed, especially where treatments weren't made earlier or in orchards where leaf diseases are apparent.
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Southeast Georgia Extension Pecan Specialist Andrew Sawyer discusses early bud break and discusses scab management with Dr. Tim Brenneman in this episode of the South Georgia Pine Podcast.
Summary This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw an active weather pattern impact various parts of the conterminous U.S.—including the western U.S. which continued to experience below-normal temperatures and snow showers […]
NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – April Apr 3, 2020
There have not been significant changes to the incipient drought situation since the release of the April – June seasonal drought outlook. Recent forecasts for the western U.S. have changed […]