USDA Funding: $66Mln Allocated to Protect Against Plant Pest, Disease

🕔Feb 17, 2019USDA has allocated $66 million to support 407 projects that will strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification, threat mitigation, and safeguard the nursery production system.  Funding is provided […]

Dicamba: Pesticide Agencies Overwhelmed; EPA Promises Action for 2018 Season – DTN

🕔Sep 21, 2017State pesticide regulators and departments of agriculture are struggling to manage the workload of hundreds of 2017 dicamba injury investigations as well as looming decisions on how to restrict and […]

California Orchards: Emergency Fungicide Applications Granted in Cases of Standing Water

🕔Feb 11, 2017California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has granted an emergency exemption for fungicide applications to orchards that have standing water until June 1, 2017. This applies only to the following counties: Butte, […]

California: Almond Workshops Scheduled May 10-12

🕔Apr 20, 2016The Almond Board of California (ABC) will host workshops in various locations May 10-12 in conjunction with University of California weed specialists and staff. The workshops will take place in […]

California Tree Crops: Glyphosate Resistant Weeds, Grasses

🕔Apr 1, 2016As most orchardists and pest control advisors are well aware, glyphosate-resistant weeds have been one of the biggest weed management challenges in California orchard crops for several years. Depending on […]

Georgia Pecans: Effective Sprayer Coverage in Orchards

🕔Sep 9, 2015For those of you who may have missed the GPGA Field Day in Byron, GA last week, I wanted to share with you what I consider one of the most […]

California Almonds: Despite Challenges, Farmers Accelerate Harvest

🕔Aug 21, 2015They’ve faced a variety of challenges this season: the drought, which led to water shortages, removal of orchards and close scrutiny of their irrigation practices, plus concerns about chill hours […]

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