Identifying sources of damage can help you get a good read on your management practices in the past season and what you need to do differently next season.
Looming La Niña could mean colder and wetter than normal in the northern U.S. and drier than usual in the south.
While the hard work of harvest is over, there are still many tasks that can help you get a jump on the next growing season.
Almond Alliance of California President Kelly Covello: Without Market Access Program money, the world-dominant industry “might not have entered China, which is now our third largest export market.”
Growers would be better off adding blue orchard bees (BOBs), reducing their heavy dependence on honeybees that have to be brought into California each year.
While wet California winter was welcome to growers, some orchards were flooded, compromising root systems.
Mating disruption doesn’t just affect those orchards directly involved; you need to consider the potential impact on nearby orchards.
While populations are low, it appears invasive pest has recently stumbled upon the state’s peaches and almonds.
The 200th edition of the Farmers’ Almanac reveals wide-ranging weather patterns and events that would require everything from shovels to shorts.
Just because an almond orchard has no live lower limbs doesn’t mean it’s not extraordinarily productive.
Luke Milliron, who’s back in the Butte County area, is ready to help growers, especially improving irrigation.
‘Independence’ almond — which cuts pollination and other cultural costs — now represents one-quarter of all plantings.
Projects to promote beneficial organisms as part of a pest control strategy.
Samuri wasp parasitized egg mass found in Southern New Jersey peach orchard.
Growing the budding ag-tech sector to maturity likely will require a deeper meeting of the minds between technologists and agriculturists.
AgExperts Inc. is now testing for Rhodococcus bacteria, which has plagued growers for the past few years.
This year’s California almond crop is forecasted to exceed 2 billion pounds, according to the California Almond Objective […]