Pecans are showing heat stress symptoms, cover crop seed program open, USDA announces emergency relief program
May 31, 2022
 
 
Heat has arrived for pecans, and problems come along with it

With the dramatic increases of summer temperatures, pecan trees in the Southeast are showing signs of stress.


 
 
 
 
Extreme weather demonstrates need for more cover crops in almond

For Project Apis m.'s new director and fellow tree nut farmer, the unpredictability of weather is even more cause for cover crops use and the Seeds for Bees program.


 
 
 
 
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  On soils low in organic matter, adding humus is essential for resilient orchards and lasting productivity

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Effects of drought, inflation top Farm Bureau testimony

California farmers are facing an 'existential crisis' as water remains problematic, water infrastructure needs repair, costs increase while farmer payments don't, and international markets become inaccessible.


 
 
 
 
USDA announces emergency relief program

The Emergency Relief Program provides disaster relief to farmers as part of $10 billion to help the U.S. farming community.


 
 
 
 
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  Proper Nutrition Will Help Alleviate Drought Stress

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APG attends ‘Save Our Communities’ water rally

Hosted by over 50 ag organizations, hundreds of participants concerned with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act spoke of how their California communities might be affected.


 
 
 
 
USDA extends deadline for public to comment on competition challenges in seed, fertilizer, other inputs and retail markets

Extended 30 days, the new deadline is June 15, and the information is intended to provide USDA with data on competition and market access for farmers.


 
 
 
 
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