Proposed grading changes are open for comment; follow the checklist for ERP help; understand pesticide active ingredients
June 6, 2022
 
 
Proposed rule for revised U.S. pecan standards open for public comment

USDA welcomes comments on the proposed rule for revised pecan standards for the U.S. pecan industry during the 60-day commenting period.


 
 
 
 
Emergency Relief Program checklist items for eligible farmers

An administrator with the Farm Services Agency points farmers in the right direction for filling out ERP applications.


 
 
 
 
Almond Board of California announces 2022 election results

The board is made up of five grower and five handler representatives, and their terms begin Aug. 1.


 
 
 
 
Understanding active ingredients in pesticides

Texas Extension agent Cary Sims offers some pointers about active ingredients and making smart pest management decisions.


 
 
 
 
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Conservation goals leave many farmlands out

Farmland-conservation advocates argue that California's ambitious conservation-based climate plan largely excludes the lands of farmers from being counted.


 
 
 
 
Almond Board presents E.U.’s Green Deal and Farm to Fork Strategy

Get an overview of the Green Deal and Farm to Fork Strategy taking shape in the European Union.


 
 
 
 
 
 
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