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Dickey says she enjoys sharing the agriculture story, especially with consumers, and says CASP helps the almond industry tell its story collectively.Almond grower Jennifer Dickey encourages others in…
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Can almond coproducts help keep troublesome pests out of almond orchards? New research from University of California, Davis, suggests almond biomass can play a key role in pest management. As part…
Nov 16, 2017 // Orchard Management
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Two new literature pieces, Stockpile Management Best Practices for Almond Growers and Stockpile Management Best Practices for Almond Processors, are now available online from the…
Nov 07, 2017 // Orchard Management
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Two new literature pieces, Stockpile Management Best Practices for Almond Growers and Stockpile Management Best Practices for Almond Processors, are now available online from the Almond Board of…
Nov 07, 2017 // Orchard Management
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Almond growers who regularly make their first nitrogen applications in February should wait at least a month until leaf-out occurs, according to findings coming out of major research on almond…
Nov 07, 2017 // Orchard Management
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Orchard management activities continue after harvest to protect the crop from contamination and loss of quality. It has been shown that certain conditions during stockpiling can lead to concealed…
Nov 07, 2017 // Orchard Management
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A plant-based strategy for managed deficit irrigation (MDI), also known as regulated deficit irrigation, or RDI, targeting stress levels at specific crop stages can effectively manage hull rot and…
Nov 07, 2017 // Orchard Management
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The University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), recently posted an additional resource online for Using the Pressure Chamber for Irrigation Management in Almonds. The…
Nov 07, 2017 // Orchard Management
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Timing and system maintenance improve application accuracy, save water I. Scheduling Irrigation Using ET In this time of drought, irrigation experts recommend almond growers facing reduced levels…
Nov 07, 2017 // Orchard Management
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California is in its third year of drought with no relief in sight, and not enough time left in the rainy season to make up for shortages. Under these conditions, growers with reduced levels of…
Nov 07, 2017 // Orchard Management