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Tree nut growers who use phosphite-containing fertilizer or fungicide products no longer have to worry about concerns about its regulatory status in the European Union (EU). After several years of…
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New this spring, growers and processors have access to an updated and improved California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP) online platform. The platform was optimized to add benefits for users,…
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There’s an old saying that goes, “you can’t manage what you don’t measure,” and in almond growing, good management can make all the difference. For irrigation, effective management of resources has…
Apr 13, 2018 // Orchard Management
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Early July application proved highly effective in field tests Decades of research investigating methods for reducing aflatoxin contamination have led to the discovery of the atoxigenic Aspergillus…
Apr 09, 2018 // Orchard Management
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Multiyear UC Davis study shows little impact from winter flooding, with best outcomes in sandy soils Groundwater contributes around 30% of the water in California in a non-drought year and some 60%…
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Growers know that successful nitrogen management hinges on the four R’s: nitrogen needs to be applied at the “right rate,” at the “right time,” in the “right location” and using the “right source.”…
Apr 09, 2018 // Orchard Management
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Honey bees have done it again. With the help of growers and beekeepers working together to promote pollination despite challenging weather conditions, honey bees made their way out of their hives to…
Mar 15, 2018 // Orchard Management
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As the end of March nears, the overwintering generation of navel orangeworm (NOW) takes flight, bringing with it a threat of orchard infestation. But what if growers could interfere with the NOW life…
Mar 14, 2018 // Orchard Management
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While nature can impose challenges on our growing season, it occasionally offers a gift. One of these gifts comes in a tiny, translucent package, with a ravenous appetite for spider mites — the six-…
Mar 14, 2018 // Orchard Management