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Funding of up to $100,000 per project for irrigation projects that provide water savings and greenhouse gas reductions is available through the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)…
Feb 13, 2017 // Orchard Management
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Two workshops will be held in Modesto and Fresno that will give almond growers an opportunity to learn about tools and techniques to increase irrigation efficiency through Almond Board of California’…
Feb 13, 2017 // Orchard Management
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Do you have experience applying available floodwater in your orchards in excess of the crop’s demand? Are you willing to use available floodwater this winter (2016–2017) to accelerate groundwater…
Feb 13, 2017 // Orchard Management
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As pollination season approaches, growers across the state are brushing up on their BMPs to best protect blooms and bees during this integral part of the growing season. Most growers received a…
Jan 31, 2017 // Orchard Management
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This event will be rescheduled. Almond growers are invited to attend an irrigation training session presented by Almond Board of California (ABC), to be held in Williams on Feb. 20. Growers who have…
Jan 26, 2017 // Orchard Management
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When the majority of petals in your orchard have fallen, it may be time to remove honey bees. Alternative forage, such as this field of mustards, gives bees another source of food, keeping them from…
Jan 13, 2017 // Orchard Management
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Limited water supplies — with or without the California drought — are a reality. Almond Board of California has invested heavily in the area of water irrigation strategies and technologies that…
Jan 13, 2017 // Orchard Management
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The newly released Almond Irrigation Improvement Continuum, an online manual, addresses the big picture — what do you need to efficiently manage irrigation?The Almond Irrigation Improvement Continuum…
Jan 13, 2017 // Orchard Management
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With bloom quickly approaching, communication with your beekeeper will become increasingly important, especially when preparing your orchard for the arrival of hives. The University of California…
Dec 16, 2016 // Orchard Management
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Sran Family Orchards plants cover crops with seeds from Project Apis m. Seeds for Bees program, like the clover mix pictured here. Photos courtesy Project Apis m.Lakhy Sran, partner and second-…
Dec 16, 2016 // Orchard Management