Later varieties of walnut or more susceptible to later flights of navel orangeworm; USDA accepting applications for pollinator grants and for Spain and Portugal Trade Mission
September 12, 2022
CDFA accepting grant applications for pollinator habitat program

The 12-week application period opened Aug. 31, 2022, and will close on Nov. 23, 2022, at 5 p.m. PT. 

Oklahoma pecan producers can find mental health help with Heal the Harvester program

Launched in October 2021, Heal the Harvester provides OSU Extension educators and other community leaders with the knowledge and skills to identify a mental health crisis and connect farmers and ranchers with medical assistance.

  How to use soil EC in irrigation management

Use crop root level soil EC monitoring sensors as part of a soil health irrigation water management strategy for sustaining crop production in drought stricken and arid regions.
In-season and postharvest management of navel orangeworm in walnut

Third and fourth flights put walnuts at higher risk, but varieties harvested later are at an increased risk since their almond neighbors have already been harvested.

USDA accepting applications for Spain and Portugal Trade Mission

Thanks to strong distribution channels, both countries have the potential to increase imports of U.S. agricultural products, including tree nuts.

Freeze, drought diminish almond yields

USDA's Risk Management Agency reported $35 million in indemnities paid for almond crop losses this year, with more than 91% of those attributed to the freeze

BioConsortia showcases breakthrough microbial products

The investor-focused Technology Showcase shined a spotlight on a new generation of microbes.


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