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By now, everyone is aware that Gov. Brown proclaimed a state of emergency on Jan. 17 due to continued dry weather and water shortfalls. In his proclamation, the governor called for all Californians…
Feb 17, 2014 // Orchard Management
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Irrigation management for almonds under severe drought conditions will be addressed at the following University of California Cooperative Extension meetings:   Feb. 4, Colusa County Fairgrounds,…
Feb 03, 2014 // Orchard Management
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Staying current on the latest California Almonds news and tips is easy with the Almond Update every Thursday on AgNet/West, sponsored by the Almond Board of California. Tune in to your local AgNet/…
Feb 03, 2014 // Orchard Management
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Confirmed band canker infections are on the rise in California Almonds in recent years and can be particularly damaging to 1- to 5-year-old trees. While there is no known chemical cure, growers can…
Feb 03, 2014 // Orchard Management
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The new requirement for reporting nitrogen fertilizer applications to cropland has been delayed one year, a result of developments stemming from a report to the legislature about nitrate…
Jan 15, 2014 // Orchard Management
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With some rainfall (and snow in the mountains) in November and December, the water availability picture may brighten somewhat, but as Dr. Ken Shackel, UC Davis, said at an Almond Conference workshop…
Dec 20, 2013 // Orchard Management