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Agribiz: EPA approves registration for Nimitz nematicide

The new non-fumigant nematicide Nimitz released by ADAMA has received federal registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Nimitz is a novel, non-fumigant nematicide with simplified application features and good user safety.

The active ingredient in Nimitz has a unique mode of action which categorizes the product within a new chemical classification.

Paramount Citrus 'Industry Advocate of the Year'
Paramount Citrus has been honored by the United Fresh Produce Association as its Produce Industry Advocate of the Year.
California State Capitol Building in Sacramento
CDFA to hold statewide meetings on draft EIR
California Department of Food and Agriculture opens comment period on draft EIR for Statewide Plant Pest Prevention and Management Program.
University of California weed scientist Lynn Sosnoskie
UC Davis weed scientists survey melon, tomato growers
University of California weed scientists seek input from melon and tomato growers for future Cooperative Extension projects.
California rangeland was left dry last winter due to drought conditions
Oct. 1 is deadline for livestock disaster assistance
Deadline to apply for Livestock Forage Disaster Program funding is Oct. 1.
Hairy fleabane studied for herbicide resistance in university trial
New edition of WSSA Herbicide Handbook now available
Weed Science Society of America publishes 10th edition of popular Herbicide Handbook
California allocates more water rights than it can deliver
University of California report suggests California allocates more water rights than it has water to deliver.
California table olive harvest forecasted to be down 45 percent
Table olive forecast down 45%: weather, water to blame
Weather and water to blame for poor California table olive forecast
CGTFL is now the California Fresh Fruit Association
Name changer - The California Grape and Tree Fruit League is now the California Fresh Fruit Association.
Labor is highest cost factor for California farmers
Farm production expenses climb 8.6% in California
Cost of doing business continues to climb for California farmers
Harvester picking and baling California cotton
'Focus on cotton' webcasts address sticky cotton cures
'Focus on cotton' webcasts address causes, cures for sticky cotton
Cannon Michael: Cotton Incorporated’s first grower in spotlight
California cotton grower Cannon Michael is the first producer spotlighted in a new section on Cotton Incorporated's website - www.cottoninc.com.
USDA designates Yuma County as natural disaster area

On June 9, the USDA designated Yuma County in southwestern Arizona as a primary natural disaster area due to recent drought.

Farmers and ranchers in La Paz, Maricopa, and Pima counties in Arizona also qualify for natural disaster assistance since these counties are contiguous.

Farmers and ranchers in California’s Imperial County also qualify for natural disaster assistance since the county is contiguous.

Sec. Vilsack in Europe this week to discuss farm trade
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is in Europe this week meeting with farm leaders to expand U.S. farm trade.
Friant Dam
Friant users challenge USBR decision in court
Friant Water Authority sues USBR over source of water for San Joaquin Valley Exchange Contractors
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