Frost damage to trees and other plants typically happens on cold, clear nights. Cold air is heavier than warm air, and it settles into the low areas of an orchard or field.
Walnut blight can have a serious economic impact for growers if it is not controlled.
Almond acreage in California rose last year and is expected to do so again in 2018, according to a National Agricultural Statistics Service report. The Almond Board of California sees the increase as a chance to develop more uses of "co-products"...
A report by the group Farmers for Free Trade asserts that California commodities such as pistachios, almonds and wine will be among the hardest hit by the roughly $500 million in new duties on U.S. agricultural goods.
The Almond Board of California is touting new research that shows the “water footprint” needed to grow almonds in the Golden State is smaller than the global average. The rollout is the board’s latest effort in an ongoing push to convince...
Apr 18, 2018
By John Wood, Certis USA Regional Manager
Research team made several observations about tree survival, disease, recovery, and how to minimize losses in 2018 in flood-impacted orchards.
The reliability of water supplies is more important that ever before with increased planting of permanent nut crops.