Pest control advisors (PCAs) need to be on the lookout for leaffooted bug (LFB). Present indications point to the potential for significant LFB damage to almonds.
As orchards transition from delicate white blooms to vibrant green leaves, almond pollination season is coming to a close. Honey bees that began their year transferring pollen around the orchard and pollinating this year’s crop are moving on to do the same in more than 90 different commercially grown crops around California and North America.
An important change in the 2014 farm bill connects eligibility for crop insurance premium subsidies with conservation compliance requirements, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Almond Board of California has released election results for the Board of Directors positions whose terms of office are March 1, 2015, through Feb. 28, 2016.
The Almond Board has produced a new video to explain the importance of budgeting for nitrogen, and how to use the new Nitrogen Calculator. Budgeting for nitrogen helps almond growers increase yields, lower input costs, meet regulatory requirements and improve environmental stewardship by applying only what the crop...
Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) foundational principle of investing in research applies to global market development programs as well as to enhancing production.
Experts including farm advisors and Almond Board researchers continue to share the latest news and research at almond workshops in the northern, central and southern almond growing regions.
Integrated pest management is important in the spring, but growers need to make sure they are managing the correct issues at the correct time. Almond Board associate director of agricultural affairs, Bob Curtis, shares management tips for combatting navel orangeworm and mites this spring. Staying current on the latest...
Four years ago, the Global Market Development Committee (GMDC) was established to apply a high-level strategic perspective to market prioritization, market development planning and resource allocation between established and emerging markets.
Scab management is based on inoculum (disease) levels in the orchard. In recent years, scab has become more common, and effective management requires knowledge of the disease history of the orchard.