The March 2023 heavy rain has impacted many California growers. To assist the agriculture industry the California Department of Food and Agriculture developed a website page that provides a listing of... more »
California regulators recently approved AgBiome Inc.’s Theia fungicide use in the state. This fungicide can be used throughout the U.S. to treat numerous plant diseases in fruit, vegetable and tree ... more »
A weekend storm flooded northern California, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate their farms, homes and businesses. The storm caused massive damage and may put many growers and farmworkers out of business, according to reports. more »
California braces for more rains and flooding, all stemming from an “atmospheric river” phenomenon.
Forecasters have issued flood watches, winter storm warnings, watches and advisories, wind ad... more »
Preventative treatment with the right fungicides should give better disease control compared to spraying after infection once symptoms appear. more »
The registration allows up to two applications under anticipated cold or freezing conditions on almonds, but is prohibited after petal fall. more »
Ag Secretary Vilsak made a disaster declaration for several California counties that experienced crop loss due to high heat, and growers have 8 months to apply for emergency loans through the FSA. more »
California farmers are encouraged by the series of atmospheric river storms that brought near-record rain and snow, filling depleted reservoirs and bolstering the snowpack.
Frost Pauli, vineyard ma... more »
The rule applies to diesel vehicles that weigh at least 14,000 pounds. It's estimated that at the close of 2022, around 70,000 big rigs, or roughly 10% of the state’s commercial trucks, were not in compliance. more »
Relying on just a few primary cultivars has researchers looking for grower feedback as they search for the next best rootstock-scion pair in order to keep pistachios resilient and profitable. more »