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California governor highlights new water efforts, USDA with nutrient improvement opportunities
Aug. 20, 2022
August is the time for managing pecan weevil

By the time pecan weevil is discovered in the fall and winter, it's too late to control. Control starting in August and September can prevent problems later in the season.

Soil Health Institute announces recommended measurements for evaluating soil health

Soil Health Institute led a 3-year, $6.5-million project to identify effective measurements for soil health across North America.

Newsom highlights latest efforts to address California water concerns

Hotter and drier weather conditions could reduce California’s water supply by up to 10% by the year 2040.

USDA announces new opportunities to improve nutrient management

Historic funding from Inflation Reduction Act is an unprecedented investment in American agriculture.

  Deere has formed a joint venture with GUSS Automation

Deere & Company has formed a joint venture with GUSS Automation, LLC. GUSS (Global Unmanned Spray System) is a pioneer in semi-autonomous orchard and vineyard sprayers. GUSS sprayers can be remotely supervised by a single operator, allowing growers to spray orchards and vineyards more quickly and consistently, using fewer resources and reducing costs by eliminating operator error and downtime.
Summer struggles for California almonds

Various factors led to increased pest pressure around California this year.

Extensive water monitoring at Belding Farms

Continued moves to efficiency are priority for this West Texas pecan farm. “Sufficient water is the limiting factor for pecan production in West Texas."


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