California Almonds: Phytophthora – What You Need to Know Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019Phytophthora is a fungal-like water mold that invades plant tissues at the crown or roots, leading to loss of nutrient and water uptake, causing tree decline and eventual death.

U.S. Ag is a Big Winner in Japan Trade Deal – DTN Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019Japan will lower or eliminate tariffs on roughly half of all U.S. agricultural and food exports to Japan, according to a deal signed Wednesday by President Donald Trump. This deal […]

Almonds: Researchers Find Uses for Every Part of the Tree, Nut – Podcast Sep 17, 2019

🕔Sep 17, 2019Research is playing a key role in developing sustainable practices for almond growers, and ways to use every part of the tree nut and tree itself. Rod Bain reports. Rod […]

California Almonds: 5 Tips for Reducing Shaker Damage Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019Shaker damage is commonly observed across orchard operations. This damage occurs when the force of the shaker is greater than the strength of the bark, causing it to tear away […]

California Almonds: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Field Meeting, August 13 Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019A brown marmorated stink bug field meeting is set for Tuesday, August 13, starting at 9 a.m. The meeting site: an almond orchard at 4606 W. Simmons Road, Turlock. The […]

California Almonds: Observing Powdery Mildew Aug 8, 2019

🕔Aug 8, 2019In the middle of July, some almond fruit nuts from Le Grand, CA were brought into the Merced County UC Cooperative Extension office. There were various signs of possible pest […]

California Almonds: Shaking Trees – When to Start Jul 31, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019Ideally, shaking should begin when 100% of the nuts have are 1/2 to 2/3rds of the way split and the hull is still green. However, many farmers have found that […]

Farm Trade Aid: MFP Signup – Crops, Rules, Eligibility Changes Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019USDA released specific information on the second round of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) this week. Quick Program Basics: Signup begins July 29. Qualifying acres must be planted by August 1. […]

Almonds – Waiting For Shaking – Splitting, Spraying Progress – AgFax Jul 20, 2019

🕔Jul 20, 2019SUBSCRIBE 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 […]

Almonds: Growers Make Real Progress With Hull Split Sprays – AgFax Tree Crops Jul 13, 2019

🕔Jul 13, 2019SUBSCRIBE 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 […]

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