Young Tree Nitrogen Fertilization

In attempts to incorporate varying media within the website, here is my first go at using Google Hangouts to LiveCast a presentation. The recorded presentation below provides nitrogen fertilization considerations for  newly planted and developing orchards. Total length is around 15 minutes. A quick overview of the presentation: Nitrogen is nitrogen. Several studies within CA have indicated […]

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Leaffooted Bug Advisory for Almonds

Written by Kris Tollerup and David Haviland University of California Cooperative Extension and UC Statewide IPM Program Pest control advisors need to be on the lookout for leaffooted bug. All indications are that 2015 has the potential to be a significant year for leaffooted bug damage to almonds.  This prediction is based on observations of […]

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New UC IPM photo repository shows plant damage from herbicides

Written by Tunyalee Martin and Chris Laning, UC Statewide IPM Program Identifying nontarget crop and ornamental plant damage from herbicides has become much easier with the launch of a new online photo repository by the Statewide IPM Program, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Herbicides applied to manage weeds may move from the […]

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Drought Management for Almond 2015

Many farmers across the state will be impacted by this year’s drought. Within almonds, there has been a lot of research conducted to determine better strategies to apply water. A publication developed through UC ANR highlights the two more consistent, easier applied strategies. These strategies, along with the effects of water stress, are highlighted below. […]

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