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Potassium in almond – Fertigation vs dry top dress

Before we jump into the debate between dry vs. liquid sources of potassium (K), let us first cover some basic agronomy as it pertains to potassium nutrition in almonds. Potassium plays various essenti

U.S. pecan industry’s quality assurance program open for comment

The American Pecan Council (APC) has released the draft of the Quality Assurance Program (QAP) for the U.S. pecan industry for public comment and will be collecting feedback through our QAP survey (li

UC ANR names Marino, Culumber presidential chairs for tree nuts

Two University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) scientists have been selected as Presidential Chairs for Tree Nuts at University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Giulia Ma

Almond acreage increases in 2022, but pace of growth slows

California’s almond acreage continues to grow, but at a gradually slowing rate, according to two new reports released today. While the number of almond orchards removed also increased over the previ

Oklahoma pecan association celebrates 95 years

The Oklahoma Pecan Grower's Association (OPGA) has been serving growers since 1927, and its is celebrating with its 95 Years Strong campaign to continue supporting the Oklahoma pecan industry.

Insurance issues persist as farmers still losing coverage

Terry Rudkin farms avocados in the Ventura County town of Bardsdale, across the Santa Clara River from Fillmore, on a ranch his family has owned since 1912. In December 2017, he watched from his deck

Butte County, California, farmers propose new water district

A group of Butte County farmers, who rely solely on groundwater to farm mostly tree crops north of Chico, are one step closer to finalizing formation of a new water district. They say the new district

Maintain vigilance against Phytophthora in almonds

(Sponsored) The drought progressing throughout California is taking a toll on the fertile Central Valley, home to the world’s largest acreage of almond orchards. Yields from last season are down d

Texas A&M Soil and Water Stewardship Week recognizes importance of healthy soil

Texas A&M AgriLife agencies and institutes are joining with other organizations across the state to highlight the importance of voluntary land stewardship in Texas during Soil and Water Stewardshi

National and state ag groups call for meeting on export trade imbalance

Today, a collaborative of major agriculture associations released the attached letter sent to the United States Secretary of Agriculture, the United States Secretary of Transportation, and the Nationa

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