It's almost almond hullsplit which means it's time for growers to think about strategic deficit irrigation.
A new online course developed by the UC IPM Program gives licensed applicators and pest control advisers tools to recognize and manage pesticide resistance among fungi, insects and weeds.
Almond grower, consultant and farm manager Alan Scroggs has been a longtime user of hullsplit strategic deficit irrigation (SDI) — formerly known as regulated deficit irrigation (RDI) — to control what he refers to as “good-grower’s disease” in the orchards he owns and manages in Kern County.
On Friday, May 8, the Almond Board of California held its annual Environmental Stewardship Tour.
Two of the almond industry’s most relied- upon experts on managing drought have produced a new publication that pulls together research about the impacts of water stress on almond growth and yield. “Drought Management for California Almonds,” ANR Publication 8515, written by Merced County farm advisor David Doll and...
As the school year winds down, more than ever, elementary school teachers are looking for educational and fun resources for their classrooms.
When it comes to following sustainable agricultural practices, California Almond growers and processors have been progressive and are continuously challenging themselves to do more.
From irrigation strategies to water quality, regulatory issues and pest and disease management, many growers’ concerns this year will be addressed by farm advisors and UC specialists at this year’s Southern San Joaquin Valley Almond Symposium.
The Almond Board’s Carissa Sauer urges almond growers and processors to access a wealth of information about almonds and water to share with friends, neighbors and the community in this Almond Update.
As we enter the month of May, it’s time to start thinking about mites in the orchard.