Multimedia Library - All http://westernfarmpress.com/media en Horizon Nut Company opens in Firebaugh http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/horizon-nut-company-opens-firebaugh <div class="node-body gallery-body">Horizon Nut Company opens new facility in Firebaugh</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/horizon-nut-company-opens-firebaugh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/horizon-nut-company-opens-firebaugh#comments Tree Nuts Pistachios Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:02:00 +0000 161301 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Horizon Nut Company Chairman Ted Sheely delivers the first load of fresh pistachios to the new Firebaugh facility. The nuts pouring from that trailer are from&nbsp;Sheely&#39;s trees harvested several hours earlier.</p> Summer tour of central Arizona agriculture - Knorr Farms, Pinal Feeding, and Shamrock Farms http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/summer-tour-central-arizona-agriculture-knorr-farms-pinal-feeding-and-shamrock-farms <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Several hundred of the nation&#39;s agricultural journalists and farm communicators gathered in Scottsdale, Ariz. in late July for the 2015 Ag Media Summit. The four-day event included professional development workshops, a farm industry trade show, but started out with a day-long farm tour of central Arizona agriculture.the week of&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/summer-tour-central-arizona-agriculture-knorr-farms-pinal-feeding-and-shamrock-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/summer-tour-central-arizona-agriculture-knorr-farms-pinal-feeding-and-shamrock-farms#comments Miscellaneous Beef Dairy Vegetables Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14:52:00 +0000 160611 at http://westernfarmpress.com Growing weeds on purpose for science http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/growing-weeds-purpose-science <div class="node-body gallery-body">UC Davis Weed Day highlights science innovation</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/growing-weeds-purpose-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/growing-weeds-purpose-science#comments Miscellaneous Practices and Systems Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:39:00 +0000 160401 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Herbicide weed studies at UC Davis&nbsp;include the efficacy of products on pigweed in safflower.</p> Summer crop harvests in California http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/summer-crop-harvests-california <div class="node-body gallery-body">Summer crops being harvested in California</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/summer-crop-harvests-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/summer-crop-harvests-california#comments Miscellaneous Crops Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:20:00 +0000 160221 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Fresh California apricots ready for harvest. These apricots are processing fruit, meaning they will be turned to jams for a name-brand company.</p> Southeast US cotton growers tour California farms http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-us-cotton-growers-tour-california-farms <div class="node-body gallery-body">National Cotton Council hosts tour of California farms</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-us-cotton-growers-tour-california-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-us-cotton-growers-tour-california-farms#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:46:00 +0000 160201 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p><span>Fresno County farmer Nino&nbsp;</span>Carvalho<span>, right, talks about his cotton crop with visiting growers from the Southeastern United States.</span></p> Tour of Friant facilities opens eyes to California water http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/tour-friant-facilities-opens-eyes-california-water <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tour offers up-close look at Friant facilities near Fresno, Calif.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/tour-friant-facilities-opens-eyes-california-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/tour-friant-facilities-opens-eyes-california-water#comments Irrigation County Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:41:00 +0000 160191 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>The view from the top of Friant Dam, looking west over the San Joaquin Valley. The San Joaquin River is visible on the right, as is the Friant-Kern Canal on the left. These facilities provide irrigation water to millions of acres of farmland and billions of dollars in crops grown&nbsp;in the San Joaquin Valley.</p> Allied Grape Growers annual meeting in pictures http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/allied-grape-growers-annual-meeting-pictures <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The 2015 annual meetings of the Allied Grape Growers cooperative held July 7 and 9&nbsp;in Fresno and Santa Rosa, Calif., respectively, were full of news and forecasts&nbsp;about California&#39;s ever changing wine industry - an industry where change is about a daily affair.</p> <p>Those gathered at the Fresno site received a sobering look at the likelihood that still more vines will need to come out in the southern San Joaquin Valley; given the supply and demand for interior-grown grapes.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/allied-grape-growers-annual-meeting-pictures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/allied-grape-growers-annual-meeting-pictures#comments Grapes Fri, 10 Jul 2015 21:06:00 +0000 160051 at http://westernfarmpress.com Up close: Western grapeleaf skeletonizer pest http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/close-western-grapeleaf-skeletonizer-pest <div class="node-body gallery-body">Photos of the western grapeleaf skeletonizer pest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/close-western-grapeleaf-skeletonizer-pest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/close-western-grapeleaf-skeletonizer-pest#comments Grapes Foliar insects Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:28:00 +0000 159951 at http://westernfarmpress.com Arizona citrus industry huddles on ACP-HLB issue http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/arizona-citrus-industry-huddles-acp-hlb-issue <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Learning the latest information about the citrus industry&#39;s worst top pest-disease combo - the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) and Huanglongbing&nbsp;(HLB) - drew a packed house for the 2015 Citrus and Date Palm Seminar&nbsp;held at the Yuma Agricultural Center and sponsored by the University of Arizona (UA).</p> <p>Speakers shared the latest information about the&nbsp;ACP and HLB in Florida - the first U.S. state of get the disease now a decade ago, plus information of the pest or disease status in the West in California and Arizona&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/arizona-citrus-industry-huddles-acp-hlb-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/arizona-citrus-industry-huddles-acp-hlb-issue#comments Orchard Crops Citrus Conditions and Diseases Foliar insects Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:44:00 +0000 159571 at http://westernfarmpress.com Apricot yield a little light, says California grower http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/apricot-yield-little-light-says-california-grower <div class="node-body gallery-body">2015 California apricot harvest is light but quality and size remain good</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/apricot-yield-little-light-says-california-grower" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/apricot-yield-little-light-says-california-grower#comments Orchard Crops Stone Fruit Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:09:00 +0000 159411 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Hand crews are used to harvest apricots from orchards in Central California.</p>