California Tree Crops: Suterra Announces New NOW Control Product Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019Suterra today announced the launch of CheckMate Puffer NOW Ace, a new aerosol pheromone formulation for season-long Navel Orangeworm (NOW) control in almonds, pistachios, walnuts, figs and other crops where […]

Chlorpyrifos Use In California – The End Is In Sight Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019The use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos — sold under various product names, including Lorsban — will end in California at the end of next year as a result of an […]

Ag Trade: Trump Signs Japan Deal – DTN Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019A large contingent of agricultural lobbyists joined President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday to sign a partial trade deal with Japan. The agreement will lower or eliminate […]

California Walnuts: Yellow Howard Problem Returns Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019The yellowing Howard problem is one specific instance of waterlogging induced root death. The yellow Howard problem was observed by Janine Hasey (UCCE Emeritus Sutter-Yuba and Colusa) during cool, wet springs […]

Tree Nuts: Almond, Walnut, and Hazelnut Production Forecast To Drop – USDA Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019As the 2019/20 domestic season is already underway for most tree nuts, anticipated smaller almond, walnut, and hazelnut crops signal reduced U.S. tree nut supplies. In the previous season (2018/19), […]

California Walnuts: Yellowing, Collapsing Trees? Might Be Water Logging. Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019A single yellowing walnut tree in an otherwise healthy orchard has been a frequent sighting when driving along the roadways of the Sacramento Valley this summer. These yellowing trees have […]

U.S. Ag is a Big Winner in Japan Trade Deal – DTN Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019Japan will lower or eliminate tariffs on roughly half of all U.S. agricultural and food exports to Japan, according to a deal signed Wednesday by President Donald Trump. This deal […]

Farm Trade Aid: MFP Signup – Crops, Rules, Eligibility Changes Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019USDA released specific information on the second round of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) this week. Quick Program Basics: Signup begins July 29. Qualifying acres must be planted by August 1. […]

Almonds – Waiting For Shaking – Splitting, Spraying Progress – AgFax Jul 20, 2019

🕔Jul 20, 2019SUBSCRIBE Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. Owen […]

California Walnuts: Howard Nut Drop – What Happened? Jul 18, 2019

🕔Jul 18, 2019During about the second or third week in June, many Howard walnut trees experienced nut drop of perhaps as many as 100 nuts per tree, with many trees losing no […]

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