Saltier groundwater does long lasting damage, but less than feared

When salty groundwater is used to irrigate almond orchards, production can be significantly reduced and the damage to trees can last for years, according to Agriculture Research Service studies. Ye... more »

Netafim USA, Bayer launch ‘Precise Defense’ crop protection for almonds

The system uses Netafim's irrigation systems and Bayer's Velum One nematicide and other crop management products for application to the root zone. more »

Tree nuts among commodities hit by $27B in losses from trade war

Details of the USDA study show tariffs on agricultural exports resulted in billions in losses, with specialty crops making up about 6% of those losses. more »

California trees are chilling out, which is good news

California is seeing its highest accumulation of chill in the last 7 years, with almonds surpassing their needs, and other trees nuts still working their way through the winter. more »

Almond Board offers Introduction to Groundwater Recharge guide

Almond Board of California is encouraging growers to use the Introduction to Groundwater Recharge guide, which is designed for those wanting to learn more about how to use their land to recharge aquifers. more »

Pandemic support deadline extended for certified organic, transitioning operations

The deadline to apply for 2020 and 2021 eligible expenses is now Feb. 4, 2022. Growers can apply through their local FSA office and can also obtain one-on-one support with applications more »

Georgia Pecan Growers announce scholarship opportunity

Supporting students in pecan-growing regions of the state, Georgia Pecan Growers Association announced its 7th Annual Scholarship Award. more »

Grafting pecans among topics at East Texas event

The one-day event includes lunch, and the grafting section will be taught by a lifetime pecan grower and expert grafter. more »

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