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Orchard salinity influences almond production before the signs of toxicity show up in trees, UC Cooperative Extension farm advisor David Doll, Merced County, told a crowded room at last year’s Almond…
Mar 01, 2016 // Orchard Management
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A key component in the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) is now available for public comment. Signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in late 2014, SGMA requires…
Feb 25, 2016 // Orchard Management
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Two University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) farm advisors have been honored by the state of California as IPM Innovators. Longtime farm advisors Kathleen Kelley Anderson and Roger…
Feb 24, 2016 // Orchard Management
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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