Trying to predict how big a hit the 2018 almond crop sustained due to frost is still a bit like predicting an earthquake. But more should be known once we […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Lease Tax Muddle | Corn Mkt. Surge | Anti-Aphid Strategy – Give Allies a Chance | and more.
The drought outlook valid from March 15, 2018 through June 30, 2018 is based on initial conditions including soil moisture, current snowpack, and reservoir levels, 7-day precipitation forecasts, extended range […]
Summary Generally moderate precipitation (up to 3 inches) fell on most of the Southeast, Lower Mississippi Valley, portions of the California and Oregon Coasts, and the higher elevations of northern […]
Timing scab sprays can be a bit tricky every spring, says Andrew Sawyer in his most recent installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast. You want to catch trees when […]
After an extensive and thorough executive search, the Almond Alliance of California (AAC) has named Elaine Trevino as its new President and CEO. In this role, she will provide oversight […]
As more rain falls, growers get a bit aggressive with fungicides but not so much with nitrogen.
From RPAC, LLC The Almond Board of California this week released the February 2018 position report, which showed shipments were 190.1 million lbs. versus 152.2 million lbs. in 2017 – up 25% […]
For many, 2017 will be remembered as a tough year for walnut blight. A long, wet spring meant conditions were ideal for Xanthomonas arboricola pv. juglandis (Xaj), the bacterium that […]
APRIL Walnut blight: new spray rotations may be available for blight control this year (see article on Kasumin 2L, this newsletter). Stay on top of spray timings. For basics of […]