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May/June 2024

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Proper hull split timing to maximize inputs

The importance of knowing precisely when hull split occurs is critical because it signals the proper timing for treatments to control navel orangeworm (NOW) and, as appropriate, hull rot. »

Growers can utilize resources, tools to help manage unwanted pest threats on the West Coast

Jhalendra P. Rijal, area integrated pest management advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension in Modesto, delved into two notorious pests. »
Hands holding a bunch of walnuts, freshly picked.

Improve the odds: Strategies to enact a successful succession plan

The greatest stress point in farm succession planning is communication. Fortunately, communication strategies can minimize conflicts and the breakdown of trust by having a written family mission and values statement; a written farm employment, management and ownership plan and regularly scheduled meetings. »
Spraying technology helps tree nut farmers with crop management.

A look at how latest trends in spraying automation help wipe out pests

Innovative spraying technology helps manage pest and disease threats in tree nut crops, ensuring healthy trees and abundant production. »
Naval orange worm (NOW) in pistachio image

Growers provide insight into most pressing pests and diseases

The 2024 Pest and Disease Survey Report from National Nut Grower sheds light on the most prevalent issues for tree nut crops. »
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Hazelnut Hill is a family orchard with a tree-to-table solution

Hazelnut Hill, a 400-acre hazelnut farm and business located in the fertile Willamette Valley north of Eugene, Oregon, has been a passion project of the husband-and-wife team of Ryan and Rachel Henderson for more than 40 years. »
Cover of National Nut Grower May/June 2024 edition

Editor’s letter: Preserving the orchards

Pests and diseases can also thrive in certain conditions and as we all know, they are unwanted in orchards. »

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