The pecan industry has seen some success in its long challenge with India's tariffs, and freezing temps during bloom in almond garner emergency fungicide use
February 6, 2023
Registration open for Almond Board’s IPM + NOW Summit

The summit will focus on some of the top pests and diseases in almond today, as well as provide resources for growers.

India proposes 70% tariff reduction on U.S. pecan imports

Reducing the import tariff on pecans in India has been a long-time trade priority for the National Pecan Federation.

California DPR grants emergency kasugamycin exemption to combat bacterial blast

The registration allows up to two applications under anticipated cold or freezing conditions on almonds, but is prohibited after petal fall.

High heat, low demand hurt walnut crop

Ag Secretary Vilsak made a disaster declaration for several California counties that experienced crop loss due to high heat, and growers have 8 months to apply for emergency loans through the FSA.

  Protect Your Tree Nut Orchard From Yield-Robbing Disease

Tree nuts are susceptible to a variety of diseases that thrive in the humid, wet weather that occurs in the spring and can be harmful to growing nuts, halting or damaging the health of the tree. If not managed effectively, these diseases can greatly impact yield and quality potential. Proactive planning and knowing what to look for are the foundation of disease management when combatting these early-season tree nut diseases.
Principles of Fruit and Nut Trees short course dates set for March

This course on the fundamentals of fruit and nut tree growth and management is back in person, featuring a week of classroom instruction and an optional week of field days.

Storm deluge stirs hope for water supply

California farmers are encouraged by the series of atmospheric river storms that brought near-record rain and snow, filling depleted reservoirs and bolstering the snowpack.


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