California Walnuts: 5 Steps to Prepare for the Next Sudden Autumn Freeze Oct 12, 2021

🕔Oct 12, 2021
In the Sacramento Valley, an autumn freeze has damaged walnut orchards every November for the last three years. Although sudden autumn freezes are nothing new for walnut growers, it is […]

California Almonds: Oct. Orchard Management Considerations Oct 12, 2021

🕔Oct 12, 2021
Please note that the following are general recommendations intended to help you keep track of regular practices in a busy time; the optimal timing for management practices may vary based […]

California Rice: Harvest Progressing Nicely, Yields Look Good Oct 1, 2021

🕔Oct 1, 2021
The 2020-22 Rice Leadership Development Class is visiting California rice country this week and took the opportunity to check in with local growers to find out how harvest is progressing. […]

California Almonds: Climate & Management Considerations for Future Orchards Sep 30, 2021

🕔Sep 30, 2021
Almond orchards are a multi-decade investment. No one can be exactly certain what the future holds, but orchard development requires that we make decisions with the best information available. While […]

Livestock: Ag Groups Appeal to SCOTUS on Prop 12 – DTN Sep 30, 2021

🕔Sep 30, 2021
The National Pork Producers Council and the American Farm Bureau Federation petitioned the Supreme Court on Monday to consider their challenge to California’s Proposition 12, which would ban the sale […]

California Almonds: Sept. Orchard Management Considerations Sep 2, 2021

🕔Sep 2, 2021
Please note that the following are general recommendations intended to help you keep track of regular practices in a busy time; the optimal timing for management practices may vary based […]

California Pistachios: Irrigation – Mitigation Strategies for Drought Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
The San Joaquin Valley is in the midst of another drought and pistachio growers are bracing for another hot, dry growing season. Areas on the west side of San Joaquin […]

California Almonds: Post-Harvest Leaching Fractions to Manage Soil Salinity Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
Drought years are tough. Limited water supplies create several challenges that impact the current and future year’s crop. Several articles have been constructed to help manage almond orchards with limited […]

California Almonds: Hull Tights Caused by Water Stress Aug 13, 2021

🕔Aug 13, 2021
Hull split is well underway, indicating almond harvest is imminent. Drought conditions, heat waves, and timing with other orchard activities can make irrigation challenging. Water stress can interfere with hull […]

California Almonds: Maintaining Quality – Best Practices for Pick Up, Stockpiling Aug 13, 2021

🕔Aug 13, 2021
As of late June, a huge crop (3.2 B pounds!) is forecast for 2021. With another record statewide crop to be shaken, swept, and collected starting in August, will you […]

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