AgFax Tree Crops: Almond Bee Pollination – Less-Than-Ideal Conditions

🕔Feb 23, 2019Bees continue to have a tough time with wet and/or cold conditions, so concerns linger about how much pollination has already taken place.

California Almonds: ABC Announces Board Election Results

🕔Feb 23, 2019The Almond Board of California today released election results for the Board of Directors positions whose terms of office are March 1, 2019, through Feb. 29, 2020. The names of […]

Pistachios: Got Opinions About Pilot Crop Insurance Policy?

🕔Feb 21, 2019Agralytica of Alexandria, Virginia, is conducting an evaluation of the pistachio insurance plan on behalf of the USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA).  As part of the review, Agralytica staff will […]

AgFax Tree Crops: Too Many Mummies

🕔Feb 16, 2019High mummy numbers continue to be an underlying thread in this season’s discussions. For varying reasons, our contacts are saying that more mummies remain on trees than usual. The cost […]

Cotton: Californian Named National Cotton Ginner of the Year

🕔Feb 14, 2019The Cotton Ginner of the Year award was recently presented at the annual meeting of  the National Cotton Ginners Association in San Antonio, Texas.  This year’s winner is Kirk Gilkey, […]

California: Almond Industry Receives $6Mln for Export Marketing Programs

🕔Feb 12, 2019The California almond industry will receive more than $6 million to help identify and access new export markets. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the USDA has awarded the Almond […]

California: Almond Cover Crop Field Day, Winton, March 21

🕔Feb 12, 2019An integrative cover crop study has been implemented in the last two years in Merced, Tehama, and Kern counties. Many researchers have been looking at the effect of different vegetative […]

AgFax Tree Crops – California Almond Blooms Still Scarce As Cold Lingers

🕔Feb 9, 2019Fungicide decisions are being made. Some applications have started. In other cases, PCAs are holding off until more blooming starts or buds have made a pronounced push. Rainy conditions also have […]

California Almonds: 5 Considerations for 2019’s Bloom

🕔Feb 7, 2019Almond bloom is just around the corner. This “start” to the season is an important period for almond production as flowers require reasonable weather conditions for pollination, fertilization, and eventual […]

California Almonds: ABC Board Elections Underway – Voted Yet?

🕔Feb 1, 2019Voting began on January 31 to select members for  the Almond Board of California’s (ABC) board of directors. The open seats include two independent grower member and alternate positions and […]

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