Fruit, Nut Tariffs Estimated to Cost $3.4 Bln Annually

🕔Aug 15, 2018A new study from the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Issues Center finds that tariffs on 10 fruit and tree nut exports alone are estimated to cost the United […]

California Cotton: Total Acreage Down from 2017

🕔Aug 15, 2018The Pink Bollworm Program under the California Department of Food and Agriculture has released their final mapped numbers for 2018, including the Pima and Upland acreage splits.  Final acreage numbers […]

California Cotton: Silverleaf Whitefly, Aphid Numbers Low

🕔Aug 14, 2018Introduction The third round of sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Monday, July 30, 2018. Program personnel collected samples from designated sites at 10% of all cotton […]

California: Advances in On-Farm Water Management – Video

🕔Aug 14, 2018Irrigated agriculture acreage in the northern Sacramento Valley has grown substantially over the past decade, with gains largely driven by new orchard plantings. Despite these substantial gains in irrigated agriculture (+73,000 ac […]

Citrus Greening Prevention – Focus of $1.2Bln Research Project

🕔Aug 1, 2018Citrus greening, also known as Huanglongbing disease, has devastated citrus fruit crops in Florida, Texas and California. USDA has funded citrus greening prevention research with a $1.2 billion grant. The project […]

California: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Freeze

🕔Jul 31, 2018Agricultural producers in Tehama and Kings counties in California, who suffered losses and damages due to a freeze on two separate occasions, may be eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency […]

Almond Harvest – Shaking Starts, More Just Ahead – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Jul 28, 2018Shaking has started on a wider basis in the lower San Joaquin Valley and more will get underway on or before August 1.

Ag Labor: H-2C Program, E-Verify Will Harm Longtime Work Force – DTN

🕔Jul 27, 2018Coalitions of farm groups are at odds over whether the House should vote this week on a bill introduced last week by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., to […]

Almonds – Crop Stalls In Heat, Test Shaking Nears – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Jul 22, 2018Progress towards maturity seems to have drug out longer than expected in this year’s almond crop. Blame the weather.

California Alfalfa: Firebaugh Field Day Will Focus on Weeds, Pests, Regs

🕔Jul 22, 2018Alfalfa will be the focus of a field day on Tuesday, July 31, in Firebaugh. Topics on the agenda include trends in alfalfa field and pest management and pesticide regulations […]

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