Fungicide sprays for scab prevention have a critical window; contract labor forum available in CA; barn owls can help control orchard rodents
July 18, 2022
 
 
Crunch time for scab

It's a critical time for scab protection in pecan, particularly in areas seeing evening rainfall.


 
 
 
 
OSU hazelnut orchard program update

Mowing was constant, rain delayed irrigation research, and pest research is hard at work in this Oregon State University update.


 
 
 
 
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  Improving Nut Tree Yields with Intelligent Soil Moisture Monitoring

Orchard farmers have some tough decisions to make about managing scarce water resources through the coming months. Intelligent root monitoring technology can continuously monitor trees over single or multi-year crop production increasing yield 25% while maximizing water efficiency.
   
 
 
 
Agriculturalists offer input on the 2023 Farm Bill

Farmers and others discussed how the next Farm Bill could help farmers navigate extreme drought, limited labor supply, supply chain issues and other challenges.


 
 
 
 
Grower and farm labor contractor forum

Health and safety of farm labor is still extremely important, even as the industry continues toward efficiency.


 
 
 
 
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  Keep Your Workers in the Field and Navel Orangeworm Out

After a trial last season, a California almond grower is going all in with KeyPlex AWP to control navel orangeworm. Benefits he likes include: Zero REI, zero PHI, 21-day spray interval and better safety for workers as well as beneficial insects.
   
 
 
 
Summer struggles for California almonds

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


 
 
 
 
Barn owls for rodent control

A variety of raptors can help with rodent pests, but barn owls are unique.


 
 
 
 
 
 
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