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Glyphosate — better known to many by its trade name, Roundup — is the most widely used herbicide on the planet, responsible for 20% of annual global herbicide use.1 For almond growers, weed…
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With the first flight of navel orangeworm (NOW) upon us and the second flight just around the corner, careful NOW management is critical to yielding a healthy almond crop in 19/20. It’s…
May 03, 2019 // Orchard Management
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Optimal Yield Series – Part Four In this final installment of our four-part “Optimal Yield Series,” Almond Board of California’s (ABC) Sebastian Saa discusses the key elements for maximizing kernel…
Apr 25, 2019 // Orchard Management
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Are you looking for better integrated pest management practices to implement in your orchard? Have you had a successful cover crop experience and want to take your cover crop game to the next level?…
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One groundwater recharge option involves using existing flood irrigation systems in the winter dormant season when there is excess available water that can percolate down and replenish the aquifer…
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Gabriele Ludwig, Director for Sustainability and Environmental Affairs at the Almond Board of California (ABC), recently attended a meeting where State Water Resources Control Board (Water Board)…
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Optimal Yield Series — Part Three In this third installment of our four-part “Optimal Yield Series,” Almond Board of California’s (ABC) Sebastian Saa discusses conditions and practices for…
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With long-term water supplies constantly on farmers’ minds, you won’t find many complaining about the wet start this year – each rainy day brings with it a chance to build snowpack in the mountains,…
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The Almond Board of California (ABC) recently announced it will contribute $1 million dollars to fund a NOW Sterile Insect research project. Navel Orangeworm (NOW) is a year-long pest that brings…
Apr 04, 2019 // Orchard Management
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Optimal Yield Series – Part Two As mentioned in part one of this series, an orchard’s ultimate yield is driven by three important factors: number of flowers, the percentage of those flowers that set…