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Vestaron receives EPA approval on new novel-acting peptide-based insecticide

Vestaron Corporation, a sustainable crop protection solutions company, has obtained EPA approval of its second novel-acting peptide-based insecticide, BASIN. Vestaron's mission is to revolutionize the... more »

California growers wait for fields to dry

With a respite from stormy weather, farmers say they are surveying for any damage and waiting for the ground to dry so they can access fields and orchards to make repairs or do other practices. His... more »

Beware of carpophilus truncatus

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Sustainable innovations

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USDA is now accepting applications from tree nut growers for trade mission to India

Alexis Taylor, under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs at USDA, will lead the agribusiness trade mission to New Delhi, India, from April 22-25, 2024. USDA is now accepting applicati... more »
Drones can provide thermal images and offer potential benefits when used effectively. Photo courtesy of the Conservation Irrigation Lab at UC Davis.

Irrigation Tech: A look at what’s new for nut growers

The nut industry is moving quickly into a new era of irrigation technology, where remote sensing through drone and eventually satellite data can inform growers about the real-time stress status of orc... more »

Effective dormant strategies look at winter sanitation, chill and irrigation inspection

The recommended activities of mummy hygiene, cleaning diseased canopies, controlling weeds, maintaining irrigation systems and scanning for pests during dormancy can help growers properly ca... more »
Source USDA, Economic Research Service; USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service

Tree nut prices fall to lowest levels in decades

In a recently released report, the USDA, Economic Research Service detailed that tree nut prices fell to the lowest levels since the turn of the century. Pricing and bearing acreage Real prices for ... more »

PTNA celebrates National Nut Day

This past week, the Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association (PTNPA), hosted a charity event showcasing the nut industry on Capitol Hill in recognition of National Nut Day, celebrated each year on O... more »

USDA seeks applications for Chile agribusiness trade mission

The USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for a trade mission to Santiago, Chile. Trade mission Networking During the week of Sep. 25-29, U.S. agribusi... more »

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