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Halloween will come and go, but mummy nuts are here to stay… unless you shake them away!  To help remind growers to break the link between mummy nuts and overwintering navel orangeworm (NOW),…
Oct 29, 2018 // Orchard Management
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Enter for an opportunity to win two tickets to The Almond Conference Gala and a choice of either four one-day, one-park tickets to Disneyland OR a $500 Amazon gift card.…
Oct 24, 2018 // Orchard Management
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How This Irrigation Internship Program Delivers a Win-Win for Students and Growers — And How You Can Receive Your Free Irrigation Report A unique partnership involving academia, a local conservation…
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On Aug. 9, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revoke food tolerances and cancel the registration for all uses of chlorpyrifos (Lorsban®) within…
Aug 31, 2018 // Orchard Management
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As harvested almonds travel from the orchard to the huller/sheller, it is essential for industry members to take steps to protect the upcoming year’s crop from potential threats. Proactive steps…
Jul 31, 2018 // Orchard Management
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Minor adjustments can have a major impact in reducing overall dust output Harvest dust can affect our employees, neighbors and surrounding communities. While some dust is inevitable, there are a few…
Jun 18, 2018 // Orchard Management
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Hullsplit may be identified when the fruit begins to split (less than 3/8 inch) in the upper and outer parts (in the southwestern quadrant) of the tree.   Hullsplit is a time when all the…
Jun 12, 2018 // Orchard Management
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Ask any almond grower to name one of the most prevalent topics in California agriculture and without a doubt they’ll give you this answer — water. On May 8, more than 200 almond growers and industry…
Jun 01, 2018 // Orchard Management
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In the last edition of the California Almond Outlook, the Almond Board of California (ABC) featured Part I of its interview with Will Martin, irrigation supervisor at Capay Farms based in Orland,…
May 30, 2018 // Orchard Management
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Five years ago, Will Martin realized he couldn’t answer an important question about the orchard he managed: When and how much water do I run? So he decided to find out. Will Martin, irrigation…
May 14, 2018 // Orchard Management