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When it comes to applying nitrogen fertilizer, the decisions almond growers make really matter — to the environment and their bottom line. “Nitrogen use efficiency is very important for growers,”…
Mar 21, 2019 // Orchard Management
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This article was provided by Spencer Cooper, senior manager, Field Outreach and Education, Almond Board of California Water is our number one applied input, so with the irrigation season right…
Mar 14, 2019 // Orchard Management
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This article was contributed by Billy Synk from Project Apis m. Every year in California’s Central Valley, during January and February, the world’s greatest pollination event takes place. More than…
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As the EU continues to withdraw the registration of certain compounds, there are many unknowns as to how this regulation will impact the almond industry. As bloom heads into full swing, almond…
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Almond growers considering upgrades to their irrigation or soil management practices have an opportunity to get in on millions of dollars in grants being offered by the state. Growers have until…
Feb 15, 2019 // Orchard Management
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ABC’s revised Honey Bee Best Management Practices (BMPs) include steps you should take to protect honey bee health if a pesticide application is necessary during bloom. Bloom and bees. The…
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Much-needed rain may have prevented growers from getting in their orchards recently, but it didn’t seem to effect attendance at workshops hosted by the Almond Board of California (ABC) earlier this…
Jan 24, 2019 // Orchard Management
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With input from the almond industry, beekeepers, UC Davis, state and federal regulators, PCAs, applicators and others, the Almond Board of California (ABC) recently published an update to its popular…
Jan 10, 2019 // Orchard Management
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On Monday, December 17, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAD) will begin accepting applications from growers for two new incentive programs. The first program supports the…
Dec 12, 2018 // Orchard Management
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After spending more than $70,000 on new dripline for his 160-acre almond block, Lane Parker liked hearing the word “free” — especially followed by the phrase “irrigation evaluation.” Lane…
Nov 30, 2018 // Orchard Management