California Almonds: Start 2020’s Weed Management After 2019’s Harvest Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019While weeds are present in every orchard, there is variation in the species composition and the density of each population from orchard to orchard. Scouting for weeds is the basis […]

California: Almond Production Short Course, Visalia, Nov. 5–7 Oct 14, 2019

🕔Oct 14, 2019UC Agriculture and Natural Resources will host the UC Almond Short Course Nov. 5-7, 2019, at the Visalia Convention Center. UC faculty, UC Cooperative Extension specialists and farm advisors and USDA researchers will provide […]

Chlorpyrifos Use In California – The End Is In Sight Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019The use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos — sold under various product names, including Lorsban — will end in California at the end of next year as a result of an […]

Ag Trade: Trump Signs Japan Deal – DTN Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019A large contingent of agricultural lobbyists joined President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday to sign a partial trade deal with Japan. The agreement will lower or eliminate […]

California Almonds: For Sustained Almond Yields, Start Thinking “Potassium” Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019Adequate potassium is critical to sustained yields in an almond orchard. There are many approaches to providing almond trees with the potassium they need, depending on your local climate conditions, […]

California Almonds: Zinc And Boron Management Before Leaf Drop Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019Urgent and important tasks are priorities in any business. What orchard nutrition tasks are urgent and important given the limited time and energy before leaf drop? Zinc and boron are […]

California Almonds: Here’s Your Post-Harvest Checklist Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019Post-harvest orchard clean-up/monitoring Survey orchard for mummy nuts. If more than 2 nuts per tree remain, plan to knock off and destroy mummies by February 1st to reduce navel orangeworm. […]

Almond Growers Vote to Continue Federal Marketing Order Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019The USDA announced on Monday that almond producers voted to continue their marketing order program for almonds grown in California. Ninetyfive percent of eligible almond growers who voted in a […]

Tree Nuts: Almond, Walnut, and Hazelnut Production Forecast To Drop – USDA Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019As the 2019/20 domestic season is already underway for most tree nuts, anticipated smaller almond, walnut, and hazelnut crops signal reduced U.S. tree nut supplies. In the previous season (2018/19), […]

California Almonds: SJV Spray Application Short Course, Kearney, Nov. 12-14 Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019The University of California will be hosting the San Joaquin Valley Spray Application Short Course, November 12-14, 2019 at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center. This intensive 3-day short course […]

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