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Providing adequate shade and water to field workers is important for everyone's safety; managing mold in walnut; disease in pecan
July 25, 2022
Heat illness prevention: What is “adequate?”

Almond Board of California in partnership with AgSafe is helping growers stay compliant and get through harvest safely.

2022 update for managing mold in walnut

Due to increased reports of mold appearing in walnut, new research has been funded to investigate.

  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.
USDA renews charter for National Organic Standards Board

Reviewed and renewed every two years, this renewal has re-designated four seats for needed members with specific expertise.

Smart Apply adds dealers, expanding presence in US, Australia

The company’s LiDAR-powered spray system reduces chemical and water use by an average of 50% and minimizes airborne drift up to 87%.

  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.
Farm Credit Administration board issues request for comment on regulatory burden

The notice seeks public input on FCA regulations that may duplicate other requirements, are ineffective, are not based on law, or impose burdens that are greater than the benefits received.

3 disease threats in Texas pecan

Every season is different, but these three keep growers on alert.


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