Almond Board issues guidance reminder for fluopyram use in 2022

Recommendations for fluopyram-based fungicides change after lowered maximum residue levels imposed by the European Union. more »

Pesticide conference in Pecos County, Texas, set for Nov. 16

Five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units are available for private and non-commercial pesticide applicators. more »

Erie researchers identify new threat to American chestnut trees

For lumber companies, the American chestnut was a nearly perfect tree – tall, straight, rot-resistant and easy to split. It also was prolific, sending up new shoots that grew quickly. In the earl... more »

How to address leaf scorch and fruit thinning in Georgia pecans

Neofusicoccum, a fungus causing leaf scorch symptoms, is a relatively new problem popping up in orchards for the last 8-10 years, normally after extended periods of rainfall and cloudy weather. more »

UGA pecan expert gives scab outlook

Recent daily rainfall for most of Georgia's pecan-growing region is making it an "apocalyptic year" for pecan scab, especially during critical shell hardening. more »

How long should your fungicide be on before the rain?

Growers enjoyed a temporary delay in sprays this spring, but summer rains have growers working double time to control pecan scab. more »

Beating Georgia’s pecan scab

Two varieties have held the market for decades. New varieties hold promise against the industry’s biggest pest. ... more »

Growers sought for research to address aflatoxins

After nearly a decade of research on the product, the Almond Board of California is looking for growers to participate in a large-scale application project for AF36 Prevail. more »

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