Georgia Pecans Enter Taiwanese Market Dec 9, 2019

🕔Dec 9, 2019Georgia pecans are headed to Taiwan and are expected to enter retail stores there by mid-December. The pecan purchase from a grower in Ocilla is a direct result of bilateral […]

California Almonds: Water Meters – Formatting the Data for Use Dec 9, 2019

🕔Dec 9, 2019Water meters are a necessary tool to determine water applications to the orchard. Having access to this near-real-time data can provide insight into the irrigation practices by helping determine if […]

Agfax Weekend: Pinnacle Bought Out | Deere Downturn Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019In this week’s Agfax Weekend – Pinnacle Bought Out | Deere Downturn | and more.

Farmers In Latin America Facing Environmental Push-Back Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019Farmers in two Latin American countries – Brazil and Mexico – are facing a degree of uncertainty about what crop protection materials will be available now or in the future. […]

California Pistachios: 4 Management “Takeaways” From Bob Beede Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019From Bob Beede’s December Pistachio Task List: Takeaway #1: Gather Chill Data Purchase and install a simple temperature recorder in each orchard to collect real-time weather data on chill accumulation […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: A Plethora of Winter Storms Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Summary A tandem of winter storms impacted the country during the week, bringing cold temperatures, heavy snow, and strong winds to the mountainous areas of the west, northern Plains, upper […]

California Pistachios: Do “Rest” Treatments Pay? Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Do “Rest Enhancement” Cover Sprays Pay? Simple answer: I do not know. No long-term, a replicated trial has been done using kaolin or calcium carbonate-based products to the point that […]

California Almonds: Pruning Wound Protection – Reducing Impact of Canker Diseases Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019As we approach winter in the Sacramento Valley and almond trees enter dormancy, pruning becomes a top priority for many growers. Whether it’s pruning for scaffold selection or to remove […]

Rural Broadband: FCC Announces Major 5G Expansion Funding Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019The FCC this week announced a $9 billion 5G funding program to support high-speed connectivity in rural America. The money is aimed at helping carriers build out 5G in hard-to-serve […]

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Continue Lower Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019Retail fertilizer prices continue mostly lower, according to retailers tracked by DTN for the fourth week of November 2019. Seven of the eight major fertilizers were lower in price from […]

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