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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
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On Nov. 15, 2018, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) announced additional restrictions on the use of chlorpyrifos (e.g., Lorsban) within the state of California. These…
Nov 30, 2018 // Orchard Management
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How In-Orchard Decisions Can Make a Worldwide Impact Around the world, there is growing momentum around finding ways to reduce, capture and remove carbon from the atmosphere. But, did you know a key…
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As of early this November, almond growers will have to wait a little longer for the final word on a plan that poses to impact much of California agriculture.  On Nov. 6, the day before the State…
Nov 15, 2018 // Orchard Management
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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