California Tree Crops: Postharvest Irrigation in a Dry Autumn? Nov 25, 2019

🕔Nov 25, 2019
Almond, prune, and walnut harvests are behind us, what postharvest irrigation(s) have you put on your orchard? Rainfall has been absent in October and November (as of this writing). Despite […]

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

🕔Nov 4, 2019
Suterra 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, 2019
The 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, 2019
A 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, 2019
The 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, 2019
As 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, 2019
A 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, 2019
Japan 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, 2019
USDA 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, 2019
SUBSCRIBE 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 […]

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