University of California, Davis, researchers have bred a new walnut variety designed to provide growers a way to harvest earlier and boost the harvest efficiency of California’s $1.6 billion walnut industry.
The top concern on growers’ minds right now is reducing the cost of production. In the Southeast, over 12% of the variable cost of production comes from the cost of fungicide to control pecan scab. It’s the highest single annual expense outside labor costs. Fuel follows closely behind.
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Beekeepers who suffered losses from a lightning-sparked wildfire last summer say they have a few surviving honeybee colonies, and look forward to spring when they can build more hives for almond pollination a year from now.