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“At the end of the long season, unfortunately there is plenty to, do,” he says. “The days are getting shorter, everybody’s tired, it’s been a long season, but there are things that are really…
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Rob Willmott, Fresno State's orchard manager, saw an immediate savings in time and chemicals used with technology he learned about at this year's World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif. Willmott, a 2013…
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Efficiency is key to ensure all post-harvest irrigation tactics are complete before the end of the season. When reviewing your post-harvest nutrition budget with your agronomist or pest control…
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Mike Sandhu, whose family is a major grower and shipper of almonds in the Tracy area, reports that the local harvest, which started a week later than last year, is in line with the statewide estimate…
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Overlooking 175 acres of almond orchards that are utilizing advanced technology to irrigate and farm, sits a barn that was built in the 1870s. Tom Rogers and his brother Dan own the property that is…
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By Terry Prichard and Larry Schwank. Both retired University of California extension specialists, they have utilized their decades of experience in California tree crop water and irrigation…
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An olive orchard at Terranova Ranch in western Fresno County is being flooded to recharge the aquifer. "We're seeing how much water we can put on, how long we can leave it on without harming the…
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By John Duarte - -  Duarte Nursery was pleased to recently host the Almond Board’s Environmental Stewardship Tour at our nursery facility and a newly-planted family orchard. Taking policymakers…
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Christine Gemperle doesn’t like bare orchard floors in her almonds. “I’m a big proponent of having green stuff growing in my orchards,” she says. While appearance may be a factor, it’s not the only…
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Growing up in Ag—the agriculture industry—means your perception of how a workday goes is vastly different from a regular nine-to-five gig. First, nearly every day is a workday. You wake up at four…