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As more cogeneration plants are shutting down, growers are being forced to consider alternative methods for dealing with tree biomass upon orchard removal. The question is: Are there alternative uses…
Feb 09, 2016 // Orchard Management
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A three-part series of sustainability1 workshops, part of the California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP), will bring forth tools, techniques and strategies to assist industry members in meeting…
Feb 08, 2016 // Orchard Management
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Almond bloom is upon us, a time when almond growers should be making their nitrogen management plans and using the in-season nitrogen budgeting model at Almonds.com/NitrogenBudgeting. Almond trees…
Feb 08, 2016 // Orchard Management
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  A downpour did not deter media members from attending a recent press briefing in a Modesto almond orchard highlighting a groundwater recharge project funded by the Almond Board of California (ABC)…
Jan 27, 2016 // Orchard Management
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Leaffooted bug (LFB) represents an infrequent but significant pest in almonds. However, increasingly warmer falls and winters could be contributing to more ideal overwintering conditions for this…
Jan 19, 2016 // Orchard Management
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  The Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) newly adopted Accelerated Innovation Management (AIM) program focuses on the innovative almond farming practices that will be required to meet the future…
Jan 08, 2016 // Orchard Management
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  The Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) newly adopted Accelerated Innovation Management (AIM) program focuses on the innovative almond farming practices that will be required to meet the future…
Jan 04, 2016 // Orchard Management
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It is important to keep the honey bee best management practices in mind all year, but one item is particularly key this time of year: beekeeper agreements. Almond Board of California Agricultural…
Dec 21, 2015 // Orchard Management
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  When almond grower Kent Stenderup converted a flood-irrigated alfalfa field to almonds three years ago, he knew he was dealing with three distinct soil types that could provide challenges to…
Dec 17, 2015 // Orchard Management
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The U.S. EPA has proposed to revoke all tolerances for the active ingredient in Lorsban, chlorpyrifos, on almonds and several other crops, pending the outcome of a 60-day public comment period. The…
Nov 30, 2015 // Orchard Management