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June 21, 2019 - Have a conversation with grower and handler Ron Fisher about his values related to the almond business and you’ll notice a consistent theme: efficiency. The philosophy is one he’s…
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June 21, 2019 - A late, wet spring has increased disease pressure in many almond orchards across the state, and experts are warning growers to pay attention, particularly in the northern and southern…
Jun 20, 2019 // Orchard Management
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With final harvest preparations top of mind, growers may be considering spray applications to continue keeping navel orangeworm (NOW) at bay and protect their crop. Growers should work with their…
Jun 14, 2019 // Orchard Management
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Bermudagrass is a perennial grass, growing rapidly when temperatures are warm and moisture is plentiful, such as in an almond orchard. Picture courtesy of the UC IPM Project © 2000 Regents,…
May 23, 2019 // Orchard Management
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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)…