USDA Payment Details: MFP Won’t Help if You Can’t Plant and There’s More – DTN

🕔Jun 12, 2019Farmers who are not able to plant a crop this spring will not get a trade-aid payment and should not expect higher payment levels than normal under prevented-planting insurance, according […]

Tree Crops: Will Robots Help Protect Orchards from Frost Damage?

🕔Mar 26, 2019A system that helps tree-fruit growers avoid frost damage to their crops by using unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, and ground-based robots could be on the horizon, thanks to Penn […]

California: Westside Weed Day – April 11

🕔Mar 15, 2019The San Joaquin Valley Weed Science Day at the Westside Research and Extension Center is set for Thursday, April 11, starting at 8 a.m. and running until 12:15 p.m. The […]

California: Weed Day At Kearney Set For April 2

🕔Mar 15, 2019The San Joaquin Valley Weed Science Day at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center is set for April 2, with registration starting at 8 a.m. The center is located […]

Pistachios: USDA Global Production Forecast Production Rebound

🕔Feb 15, 2019Global production for 2018/19 is forecast to gain 165,000 metric tons (tons) from the previous year to 814,000 on rebounding yields and output in the United States and Turkey, more […]

Florida Citrus: ‘Marathon’ Mandarin Gives Growers Advantages

🕔Feb 7, 2019Commercial citrus growers will soon see a new seedless mandarin variety that stays on the tree longer, two traits farmers seek, say University of Florida scientists. ‘Marathon,’ an early season […]

California Walnuts: Quad-County Walnut Institute, Modesto, Feb. 5

🕔Jan 24, 2019The 49th Quad-County Walnut Institute is set for Tuesday, February 5, at the Harvest Hall, 3800 Cornucopia Way, in Modesto. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Sessions include: Laws and regulations. […]

California: North Coast Pear Research Meeting, Ukiah, Feb. 5

🕔Jan 23, 2019The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) invites growers and others involved in the North Coast pear industry to attend the 2019 North Coast Pear Research Meeting to be held […]

Western Region Pecans: Light Buying Interest as Season Winds Down

🕔Jan 18, 2019Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were light. Demand was moderate for good quality pecans. The season is finishing up, and overall harvesting is approximately 90-95 percent […]

Western Region Pecans: Prices Slightly Higher as Season Nears End

🕔Jan 11, 2019Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were fairly light. Demand was fairly good for good quality pecans. The season is finishing up, and overall harvesting is approximately […]

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