Visitor says they were contracted by the U.S. Department of Labor to quiz workers.
Bacillus thuringiensis products are not new, but there are new reasons for using them.
Tony Campos, who began growing almonds in 1971 with his brothers, Esteban and Fermin, recently accepted the 2017 Almond Achievement Award winner at the annual Almond Conference in Sacramento, CA.
Although many growers say the market can sustain growth, others see the classic economic relationship between dropping prices and exploding production finally playing out.
Are there areas of your business you would like to improve? If so, check out this slideshow to […]
The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform (SAI Platform) and Almond Board of California (ABC) have announced the outcome of […]
Interested parties must submit a petition by Jan. 20.
While these topics might seem like standard fare, the fruit and nut industry is changing rapidly, and new developments are right around the corner.
It’s been so long since California enjoyed a super soaker like last year, some growers forgot the rains – though more than welcome – bring challenges.
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused […]
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop […]
Economic losses, reduced production, and increased labor costs all are a result of dealing with high pest populations in orchards.
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.